LeRoy H. Otto

LeRoy H. Otto, 72, of Shawano, and formerly of Suring, passed away on May 7, 2017.

LeRoy was born on April 9, 1945, to the late Harry and Leona (Hanson) Otto. He graduated from Suring High School with the Class of 1963. LeRoy served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1963-1967. In November 1971, he married Sandra Sell.

LeRoy was well-known for his work at Ehlinger’s Garage and Zahn’s Garage, retiring as a mechanic. He was a member of the Suring Sportsman’s Club and American Legion Post 283 for 47 years. He loved to hunt and fish, and watch birds. He was an avid coin collector.

Leroy is survived by his son, Robert Otto, of Madison; his daughter, Susan Otto, of Marinette; two sisters, Shirley Shore, of Green Bay, and Gloria Janskovitch, of Billings, Montana; brother, Jeff Otto, of Suring. He is further survived by many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Sandra Otto, and sister, Marilyn Gadbois.

Visitation will be held on Friday, May 12, 2017, at Suring United Methodist Church from 9 a.m. until the funeral service at 11 a.m. with Pastor Dan Nault officiating. Military honors will take place after the service. Interment will take place at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established.

Gruetzmacher Funeral Home in Suring is assisting the family with arrangements.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.gruetzmacherfuneralhome.com.

A special thank you to Nancy Cormier for supporting the family during their time of need.