of Mendota Heights, born June 3, 1933 in Leigh, Nebraska. Died July 6, 2019 at the age of 86. Preceded in death by his parents Karl and Minna Otte; 3 brothers; and 2 sisters. Survived by wife Barbara; daughter Anne (Jason) Welsh; son Fritz (Jen); grandchildren Jamie, Matthew, Hans, and Olivia; brother Allen (Anette); and many nieces, nephews, and cousins. Private family services.