Edythe Otto Thom

Edythe Otto Thom

Edythe Otto Thom

Edythe Otto Thom, 96, of Cavalier and formerly of Neche, passed away Sunday, Sept. 11, 2022, at Lutheran Sunset Home in Grafton.

Services were held Saturday, Sept. 17, at Christ Lutheran Church in Neche. Burial was in Christ Lutheran Cemetery, Neche.

Edythe E. Beckmyer was born June 26, 1926, in Germany to George and Sophie (Shering) Beckmyer. In 1928, she immigrated with her family to Shellbrook, Saskatchewan, Canada where she grew up. She married Laurence Otto on Nov. 14, 1942, in Canada. They moved to the United States in 1958 and made their home in Neche. She moved to Cavalier in 2002 and later became an American citizen. She was the caretaker of Christ Lutheran Church in Neche for 43 years. In the 1960s, she had an in home daycare. She later worked at a daycare. She also operated a successful painting and catering business.

She is survived by her children: Judith Watts, St. Thomas, Roy (Sarah) Otto, Bathgate, Larry Otto, Middleburg, Florida, and Kathy (Miles) Nelson, Eagan, Minnesota; 12 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; 18 great great grandchildren; and sister, Alice Calloway.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; and daughter, Patricia.

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