Dorothy Jean Otterman of Cuba, Missouri was born on August 5, 1928 in St. Louis, Missouri to the union of John V. and Belle L. (Gladden) Bruecker and left from this life on Friday, October 9, 2015 at St. Joseph Bluffs in Jefferson City, Missouri at the age of 87. Dorothy was a longtime Board Member and Caregiver for Disabled Citizens Alliance for Independence. She was a parishioner of Holy Cross Catholic Church and a member of the Crawford County Democratic Club. She enjoyed volunteering, cake decorating, cooking, canning, quilting, eating out and trains. Dorothy is preceded in death by her parents John V. and Belle L. (Gladden) Bruecker; husband Kenneth Otterman; one son Joseph L. Turnbaugh; one sister-in-law Jean Ottermann. Those who are left to treasure her memory and to continue her legacy are her three children Dr. Thomas and wife Anne Turnbaugh of Jefferson City, Missouri, James Windham and friend Karen of New Orleans, Louisiana, Judy Wyndam and husband Martin Essen of Cuba, Missouri; two step-sisters Anna Belle Ruessan of St. Ann, Missouri, Rosemary Dietrich of Cahokia, Illinois; one brother-in-law of Herbert Ottermann of Cuba, Missouri; two sisters-in-law Lillian and husband Lee Hedrick of Arnold, Missouri, Dolores and husband Tom Foster of Barnhart, Missouri; nine grandchildren, several great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews and many friends. Memorial visitation will be held on Saturday, October 17, 2015 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. at Mizell Funeral Home 904 W. Washington St. Cuba, Missouri. Memorial service will be held on Saturday, October 17, 2015 1:00 p.m. at Mizell Funeral Home with Father Richard Boever, officiating. Inurnment will follow at Kinder Cemetery, Cuba, Missouri. If desired, memorials would be appreciated to Disabled Citizens Alliance for Independence P.O. Box 675 Viburnum, Missouri 65566 Mizell Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Otterman family.
Saturday, October 17th, 2015 11:00am - 1:00pm, Mizell Funeral Home
Saturday, October 17th, 2015 1:00pm, Mizell Funeral Home