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Otto Petersen, age 53, of Keyport died Sunday, April 13, 2014. Born in Brooklyn, Otto lived in Staten Island before moving to Keyport. An entertainer all his life, Otto was the ventriloquist of the comedy team "Otto & George". His career has taken him from street performer to top headliner all over the US and Canada and the Late Show with David Letterman. Otto was unique and well respected in his career and was loved and admired in his private life. He was a true legend in every sense of the word.

Surviving are his wife Tricia; brother, Tom; sister, Lona; mother, Sylvia; aunt and uncle, Aaron and Gloria and many friends and fans.

A Memorial Service will be held at a later date. Otto's family has requested that donations in his memory be made to the Monmouth County SPCA, P.O. Box 93, Eatontown, NJ 07724. Letters of condolence may be sent to Otto's family through


Published in Asbury Park Press on Apr. 17, 2014
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