Carla Sue Otken

Carla Sue Otken

Virden – Carla Sue Otken, 73, passed away at 11:55 P.M. Monday, November 18, 2019 at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield, IL with her family at her bedside.

Carla was born in Springfield, IL a daughter to Archibald and Phyllis (Heistad) Virden.  She married Gary Otken on October 30, 1980 in Virden, IL. Carla graduated from Virden High School, Class of 1964 and was a member of Sacred Heart Church.  She worked for the State of Illinois with the Department of Historic Preservation.  As a past time Carla loved to visit the casinos.

Carla is survived by her husband, Gary Otken of Virden, IL; sons, Patrick (Kim) Gremo of Elgin, IL, Christopher (Jennifer) Gremo of McHenry, IL, Scott (Jessica) Gremo of Argenta, IL; daughters, Wendy (Jerry) Peper of Illiopolis, IL, Michele and Stephanie Otken both of Springfield, IL; sister, Marilyn Bliler of Diamond Head, MS and 13 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren and 1 niece.  She is preceded in death by her parents.

Visitation will be from 4:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. Thursday, November 21, 2019 at the Calvert & Ferry Funeral Home in Virden, IL.  Funeral Service will be at 10:00 A.M. Friday, November 22, 2019 also at the Calvert & Ferry Funeral Home with the Rev. Father James Palakudy officiating.  In lieu of flowers, donation are requested to the Multiple Sclerosis Foundation.  Interment will be in Virden Cemetery, Virden, IL.  To leave a comment for the family, please visit:  www.calvert-ferryfuneral

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  1. Gary and Family: So very sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Fred White and Lou White-Stamper

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