Patrick Charles Otani

Patrick Charles Otani

Patrick Charles Otani, of Puyallup, WA, passed away on May 3, 2013. He joins his grandson, Cole Bailey Houston and his father William Otani in Heaven.

Patrick was born on August 27, 1944 in Seattle, WA, the son of Kathleen (Carroll) Otani and William Otani. He attended Mt. Virgin and Franklin H.S. in Seattle. Patrick married Lonnie Nelson on January 18, 1964; divorced in 1978, but remained best of friends. Patrick was retired from Boeing.

Patrick is survived by his daughter, Kristine (Johnny) Houston and grandchildren Jack and Bailey; his son Eric (Nouelle) Otani and grandchildren Tyler and Allie; mother Kateri Otani; brothers William Otani, Anthony Otani, John Otani; sisters Kathy Anderson, Judith Otani, Jackie Whyde, Carol Jeffries, Mary Lanway and Patti Etheredge and dear friend Linh Richardson.

A Celebration of Patrick's life will be held on Saturday, May 11, 2013, at 2 p.m. at the Puyallup Elks, 314 27th Street NE, Puyallup, WA.

Published in The Seattle Times from May 8 to May 9, 2013