Timothy Edward Otero
Timothy (Tim, Papa, Snoop Dog) Edward Otero, 69, proceeded onward into the eternal presence of Our Almighty God's Grace, through His proclaimed Lord & Savior, Jesus Christ, on Thursday, March 25, 2021 in the presence of his family at his home in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Tim was born in Albuquerque, NM to Dolores Christensen and George Otero Sr. in 1952 where he was raised with his three siblings. Tim honorably served his country in the US Navy. While serving, he met his first wife Connie Otero and her two sons, Sean and Jude Schwarze, with whom he loved as his own. Connie and Tim welcomed their daughter Laina and Tim was a very prominent figure in his grandson Connor's life, raising Connor like his own son. All of Tim's grandchildren and family members were his life's focus of continual dedication, love and prayer.
Following Tim and Connie's separation, Tim met Robin Provolt and her son Josh. Tim and Robin were engaged to get married until their plan was abruptly disrupted by the devastating and unfortunate loss of Robin to cancer. Tim had continued to maintain a relationship with Josh and his wife Siobhan, and looked forward to their family updates around the holidays.
Tim retired from Presbyterian Hospitals of NM as the Director of Security. He had several other interests and hobbies, which included family trips to Hawaii and aloha shirts, and firearm shooting/training. He was a member of a local firearms shooting club, and enjoyed bonding with his grandchildren and friends over firearms education and target practice. He had a love for animals and adopted his two beloved rescue dogs, Delta and Charlie, who preceded him in death. He enjoyed yardwork, and often helped his family and friends with theirs. He was a dedicated Prayer Team member at the Believer Center of Albuquerque and would serve on the Security Team.
Tim is survived by his children: Victoria Van Dame, widow of son Sean, Jude Schwarze, Laina Otero, Josh Provolt and wife Siobhan; grandchildren: Connor Otero and wife Kayleigh, Taeru Van Dame, Vaughn Van Dame, Lorelai Provolt, Noah Provolt, Sophie Provolt, Bella Provolt, Charlotte Provolt, and Oliver Provolt; great-grandchildren Tannon "Cannon Ball" Otero; siblings: Dr. George Gilbert Otero Jr. and wife, Susan, PA-C. Charles Daniel Otero and wife Sonia, Kevin Otero, and Jeff Otero.
He was preceded in death by his fiancÃ© Robin Provolt; ex-wife/friend Connie Otero; son Sean Schwarze; granddaughter Tahnee Schwarze; and sister Edna Botone.
Service is to be held on Tuesday, April 13, 2021, 11:00am at Believer Center of Albuquerque, Located at 302 Waterfall Dr. SE, Albuquerque, NM, 87123.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests charitable donations made in Tim's name to a law enforcement, military or animal shelter foundation/organization of your choice.
Published in Albuquerque Journal on Apr. 4, 2021.