For a direct Link to the A&M United Methodist Church YouTube page for John Otto's funeral service live stream.
Streaming begins at 1:45 pm on Thursday, August 6th. Click on the A & M United Methodist Church Logo on the front page of KSHN.com for direct link to their YouTube page.
Former State Representative John Otto died Saturday August 1, at MD Anderson in Houston, after a battle with pancreatic cancer. John was 71 years of age. Born in Dayton, John graduated from Dayton High School in 1966 where he was a pitcher on the baseball team, and member of FFA. In the fall of 1966 John fulfilled his dream of marching in the famous Fightin’ Texas Aggie Band, Then John was drum major of the Aggie band his senior year and graduated with a degree in Accounting in 1970. He was commissioned a 2nd Lieutenant in US Army and served 8 years active and reserve duty. In December 1969 he married his high school sweetheart, Nancy Whitman. John served on the Dayton ISD Board of Trustees and Dayton City Council. In ‘04 John was elected to the Texas House of Representatives, serving 6 terms before retiring at the end in Jan 2017. A very influential member of the house, John Otto served as chair of the House Appropriations Committee, Vice Chair of Ways and Means, was on Legislative Budget Board and the Legislative Audit Committee. He loved serving in the Texas House and called it a privilege to represent District 18. In 2017, John and Nancy moved to Bryan-College Station when John accepted a position as Assistant Vice Chancellor and Director of Local Government Relations in The Texas A&M University System. He considered this his dream job. John and Nancy were active members of the First United Methodist Church in Dayton, and then to the A&M United Methodist Church. He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Nancy Whitman Otto; two sons, and six grandchildren. Also surviving are his mother, Sue Otto Fendley; two sisters and one brother and very special friends, Dr. Robert and Susan Seaberg. Those who wish are invited to a public visitation and service Thursday, at 1:00pm at A&M United Methodist Church in Bryan-College Station with the funeral service following at 2:00 pm. Interment is set for 11:00 am Friday, August 7, at the Texas State Cemetery in Austin. Services are in the care of Callaway-Jones Funeral Home of Bryan-College Station. In lieu of traditional remembrances gifts can be given too First United Methodist Church – Dayton, A&M United Methodist Church, Aggie ring scholarship fund or the MD Anderson Cancer Center. Repeating, On the front page of our website, KSHN.com, we will have a link to the A&M United Methodist Church YouTube page for John Otto's funeral service streaming live. Click on the C Click on the A & M United Methodist Church Logo. The You Tube stream will begin at 1:45 pm on Thursday, August 6th. Service begins at 2PM