Otte, Edward J., Bridgeport, Michigan

Passed away on Tuesday December 13, 2011 at St. Mary's of Michigan. Age 56 years. The son of the late Joseph and Magdaline (Henige) Otte was born on July 20, 1955 in Saginaw. He married Myra Polmounter-Hopper on April 28, 2007; she survives him. He retired from Saginaw Steering Gear in 2006 with 30 years of service. He currently worked for Thompson Aerospace and Defense. He was a member of St. Christopher Catholic Church in Bridgeport and the Knights of Columbus Council # 593. Edward enjoyed golfing. Surviving besides his wife, Myra are his children; Stephanie Otte, Shannon Otte; his step-children; Heather (Rodney) Delicato, Crystal (James) Linville, Michelle (Rick) Goss, Rob (Jenny) Gifford, Brian (Kimberly) Hopper, Glenn Gifford and his partner; Gary Gutierrez; 13 grandchildren; his sisters; Marian (Anthony) Horenziak, Jean (Peter) Grantz; two brothers-in-law; Glenn (Linda) Polmounter, David (Marty) Polmounter, and a sister-in-law; Sheryl (Michael) Garner and many nieces and nephews. A memorial service will take place on Friday, December 16, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. at SS Simon and Jude Catholic Church, 2395 Outer Drive, Saginaw. Fr. John Mancini will officiate. Friends may visit at the W.L. Case and Company Funeral Chapel, 5700 Dixie Highway, from 2:00-4:00p.m. and 6:00-8:00 p.m. on Thursday and on Friday at church from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the funeral service. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider St. Jude's Children's Hospital or the American Cancer Association.