Maureen H. “Rene” Otten


Maureen H. “Rene” Otten, 62, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2010, at her home in San Diego, after a long battle with cancer.

She was born on Jan. 28, 1947, in West Bend to the late Atty. G.E. and Lucille (Krueger) Otten.

Maureen graduated from Holy Angels Grade School, West Bend High School and Marquette University. She received a master's of science degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

She worked at Sharp Hospital in San Diego for more than 30 years as a case manager and director of social work.

She is survived by her life partner, Dr. Lawrence Mayo, San Diego; her loving sisters, Sandy Bohn of West Bend, Kay (Les) Cichanski of Brookfield and Cheri (Michael) Heppe of Brookfield; her niece, Marie Nelson, and nephew, Paul (Pam) Bohn of West Bend, and niece, Cassanda Russell of Indiana.

A memorial Mass will be held at the Church of St. Vincent de Paul at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 13, 2010, in San Diego.

Our heartfelt thanks to Jean Allen, Kathy Jeffords, Hilde Lehmann, Carol Frank and Mike Waggoner for their caring friendship.