Malcolm Otto of Llano passed away Sunday, December 5, 2010 at the age of 83. He was born March 19, 1927 to Lilly (Ahrens) and Max Otto on the family ranch in Llano County. He married Ferne (Atkinson) Otto, November 20, 1980 in Melvin. Malcolm was a lifetime resident of Llano and a retired rancher. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving in Korea and a member of the American Legion of Llano. He was a fisherman and loved his trail rides which he sponsored for over twenty years. Malcolm was a member of the St. James Lutheran Church of Llano.
Survivors include sister-in-law, Ruby Otto of Llano; niece, Maxanne Otto of Llano; great niece, Jessica Graham of Bandera; numerous cousins and special friends.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Ferne Otto in 2005; parents, Max and Lilly Otto and three brothers, Herbert, Bud and Harry Otto.
Malcolm will lie in state beginning Wednesday, December 8, 2010 at 10:00am at Waldrope-Hatfield-Hawthorne Funeral Home Llano. Funeral Services will be held Thursday, December 9, 2010 at 2:00 P.M. at the Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Elliot Pancoast officiating; burial to follow at the Llano City Cemetery.
Pallbearers include Harvey Roberts, Bode Barker, Wade Wallins, George Hackney, Glenn Lewis and Tom Ball. Honorary Pallbearers include, Jimmy Don Gray, Jim Moore and Bill Swope.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to St. James Lutheran Church, 1403 Ford ST., Llano, Texas 78643
Funeral arrangements made under the direction of Waldrope-Hatfield-Hawthorne Funeral Homes, Inc. E-mail condolences may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.