STERLING – Wayne Becker Otten, 95, formerly of Rock Falls, died Saturday, March 23, 2013, at Coventry Living Center in Sterling.
Wayne was born June 16, 1917, in Como, the son of John and Louise (Lauts) Otten. He married Dorothy Rubright on Oct. 7, 1944, in Sterling. She preceded him in death on Aug. 24, 2010. Wayne was employed for more than 40 years at Lawrence Brothers Hardware in Sterling before he retired. He was a member of St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church in Sterling.
He is survived by several nieces and one nephew.
He also was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers and one sister.
Visitation will be from 3 to 5 p.m. Tuesday at McDonald Funeral Home in Sterling. Burial will be at Riverside Cemetery in Sterling.
Memorials may be made to Heritage Woods in Sterling and St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church in Sterling.