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Otto A. Wintgens, II

August 4, 1942 — February 12, 2016

Otto A. Wintgens, II, 73, of Roseville, Ohio, loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend, passed away at 8:54 PM, Friday, February 12, 2016 surrounded by his loving family at Genesis Hospital in Zanesville following an extended illness.

He was born August 4, 1942 in Rehoboth, the son of Betty M. Pace Wintgens.

Otto retired in 1992 from the US Post Office in Zanesville where he worked on the dock. He also was a mail carrier in Crooksville. He was Christian by faith. Otto served our country in the US Navy during the Vietnam War serving two enlistments for a total of ten years. He was an avid reader of Louis Lamour and Tom Clancy novels, he was a wood worker

He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Rebecca L. Harrop Wintgens; his daughter and son-in-law, Suzanne and Jesse Bowen of Roseville; his sons, Otto A. 'Skip' Wintgens III of Columbus, Richard Wintgens of Columbus (Misty Wintgens of Crooksville), Samuel Wintgens (Christina Crump) of Roseville; his sisters, Cheryl (Jim) Justice of Zanesville, Nancy Harrop of Missouri, (Sally) Peggy (Jerome) Watts of Crooksville, Bettysue Wintgens of South Carolina and Madonna (Mike) Barrett of Montana; his brother, Michael (Valerie) Wintgens of Roseville; his grandchildren, Ryan L., Seth L,. Ethan l. and Noah L. Wintgens, Christopher Burnett, Mariah N. Paul, Steeler G. Bowen and Hunter G. Bowen; his great grandchildren, Lucas Bowen and Lydia Paul; his extended family, Cheryl Rinne and Joan Burnett; special family friend, Linda Potts and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to his mother, he was preceded in death by his brother-in-law, Donald Glenn Harrop; his son-in-law, David M. Burch; his niece, Rachelle Grimmer and his great niece, Ramie Grimmer and great nephew, Timothy Grimmer.

A dignified cremation took place. A private family memorial service was held on Sunday at the family home with his sister, Peggy Watts officiating.

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