Emil Rudolf Otto

Emil Otto



          Emil Rudolf Otto, 74, of Houston, TX, was born on February 19, 1941 and passed away on October 17, 2015 from lung cancer.  He was the son of Walter Hans and Maria Otto Vasquez.  He served his country in the U.S. Army.  Emil worked as a painter for the city of Houston and as a contract painter. His interests included barbecuing, fishing, and watching the Cowboys!

          Left to cherish his memory are his daughter, Shelly Marie Sledge and husband Demond, grandchildren Demondtae and Traonia Sledge of Camden, AR, and Abby Otto of Republic, MO.  He also leaves brothers Albert of Spring, TX; Johnny and Chris of Houston, TX; Freddy and wife, Jody, of Huntsville, TX; nieces and nephews; and special friend, Lois Ortiz.  He was predeceased by his parents; his uncle, Rudolph Otto; his nephew, Aaron Otto; his brother, Walter and his son, Mark James.

          Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 21, 2015 at Carnes Funeral Home, 1102 Indiana St., South Houston. Graveside services will be at 1:15 p.m. at the Houston National Cemetery, 10410 Veterans Memorial Drive, Houston, TX.