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Keith William Otte

March 9, 1958 — August 16, 2022


Keith William Otte, 64, passed away on August 16, 2022. Keith was born in Little Chute on March 9, 1958, to Jerry Otte and Ruth Otte. Keith married the love of his life, Debbie Zak on August 28, 1982, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Appleton. He worked as an ink specialist at INX for 34 years until his retirement this year.

Keith loved racing and spent many years at the WIR track driving car # 9. He also participated in bowling and dart leagues, with great success in bowling by achieving a perfect game of 300. Keith loved watching and coaching his children in baseball and basketball. He also enjoyed attending Timber Rattlers and Brewers games. He was a handy man and talented woodworker. Most of all, Keith loved playing with his grandchildren, and spending time with lifelong friends and family.

Keith was a family man. He was a devoted husband, a loving father and grandfather and was beloved by his many friends. He will always be remembered for his kind heart, easy going personality and sense of humor.

Keith was preceded in death by his father, Jerry Otte; mother, Ruth Otte; and brother, David Otte.

He is survived by his wife, Debbie Otte; children, Shannon (Kyle Vanden Boogaard) Otte, and Westley (Krystin) Otte; and sister, Paula Tyrrell. He is grandfather to Logan Vanden Boogaard, Teagan Vanden Boogaard, Chace Otte, and future grandson Otte.

A service for Keith will be held on Wednesday, August 24, at 4:00 PM, at Wichmann Tri-county Chapel, 1592 Oneida St, Menasha. A visitation will be held prior from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM.

We will forever miss and love him always. Until we meet again.

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Wednesday, August 24, 2022

2:00 - 4:00 pm (Central time)

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Memorial Service

Wednesday, August 24, 2022

Starts at 4:00 pm (Central time)

Wichmann Tri County Chapel

1592 Oneida St, Menasha, WI 54952

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