Thelma Louise Otten
Virden – Thelma Louise Otten, 99 of Virden, IL, passed away Saturday September 29, 2018 at Heritage Health in Springfield, IL.
Thelma was born December 26, 1918 in Summerville, IL, a daughter of William and Theo (Ryan) Searles. She married Stanley C. Otten April 6, 1940 in Piasa, IL. Thelma was very supportive of her husband Stanley in their farming operation for many years. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Virden, IL, a member of the Farm Bureau and a member of the Order of The Eastern Star for over 50 years. Thelma enjoyed spending time with her family and friends.
Surviving Thelma are her two daughters, Mary Kay Prather of Waverly, IL and Barbara A. Bullard of Manchester, MO, a son, Stephen G. (Ann) Otten of Springfield, IL, 8 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. Preceding in death were her parents, her husband, Stanley C. Otten and two great grandchildren Logan and Owen Littrell.
Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesday October 2, 2018 at the Calvert & Ferry Funeral Home Virden, IL with funeral services to follow at 12:30 p.m. at the funeral home. Rev. Charles Kurfman officiating. In Lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the First United Methodist Church in Virden, IL. Burial will be in Virden Cemetery. Honorary Pallbearers: Ronald Carney, Darrell Edwards, Jeff Carney, Wes Carney and Kim Rhodes. Pallbearers: Ryan Otten, Sean Otten, Chris Prather, Brian Littrell, Bill Hays and Gary Edwards. Please visit:www.calvert-ferryfuneralhomes.comto leave a comment for the family.