Esther Louise Jensen Otte(1929 - 2013)

Esther Louise Jensen Otte

October 25, 2013

October 25, 2013

Esther was born on Pyramid Way in Sparks, Nevada to James and Maren Jensen. She was the fifth of six children. Esther attended Robert Mitchell Elementary, Sparks Junior High and Sparks High School. She graduated from the University of Nevada with a teaching degree. Esther moved to Tonopah, Nevada where she taught high school Home Economics. She met and married her husband , Richard Otte, while in Tonopah. Esther and Richard returned to Sparks. She was a homemaker and mother to three daughters. Esther resumed her teaching career, teaching second grade at several local schools. She retired in 1990, after teaching at Alice Maxwell Elementary for many years. Esther enjoyed sewing, cooking, playing cards and taking care of her family. She was a loving mother to Gwen, Debbie and Connie, along with their spouses. "Goose" as her grandchildren called her, was a fun, hands-on grandma to Joshua, Tiffany, Eric, Melanie(deceased), Ethan and Bob. Esther is also survived by five great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Esther was preceded in death by all of her siblings; George Jensen, Mary Jensen, Anna Dannehl, James Jensen and Harold Jensen.

Services will be held at Our Savior Lutheran Church 1900 1st Street in Sparks, Nevada on Saturday, November 23 at 2:00pm.

We will miss you, Goose!

Funeral Home

Walton's Funerals & Cremations - Ross, Burke & Knobel Sparks
1538 'C' Street Sparks, NV 89431

Published in Reno Gazette-Journal on Nov. 20, 2013