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Klaus Otten

Xenia, Ohio

Aug 3, 1929 – May 29, 2017 (Age 87)

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OTTEN, Klaus Werner Age 87, of Xenia, passed away on Monday, May 29, 2017. He was born on August 3, 1929, in Stuttgart, Germany, to Wilhelm and Johanna (Lohss) Otten. Klaus was preceded in death by his wife, Anna, and his parents. He is survived by his sister, Hildegard (Michael) Lindsay; nephew,...

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We want to express our condolences to the death of Klaus Otten from his birthplace Stuttgart in Germany. We are allowed to live in his childhood home. He was no only our hirer, he has become a good friend of our family. He had a fine relationship to our two boys. In the last years he was able to visit us some times and we had a good time and many very interesting conversations with him about the various developments in Germany and the United States. We are very sad to lost a very fine and...

Klaus was a visionary. I did not know him as a young engineer coming to America, but I see his patents/inventions, papers, and the subjects he taught and know he visualize the future. He told me of his art and his ability to visualize the flow of the wood's grain and how he allowed the wood's grain to paint his sculpture. We talked on how he saw the need to promote future engineers to also be visionary thinkers and took action via scholarships. From Hamventions to Weddings, from being...

I had many pleasant conversations with Mr Otten at the doctors office. What a nice man.