November 28, 1932 ~ May 19, 2011
Dolores 'Dee' Taylor Otte, beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, passed away on May 19, 2011. Dolores was born Nov. 28, 1932, in Chicago, Ill. Dolores and Walter Otte were married July 21, 1950, in Beatrice, Neb. and celebrated 60 years of marriage last July. Dolores retired from the Colorado State Hospital in 1991, after 28 years of service. Dolores is survived by her loving husband, Walter; children, Debi (Larry) Holestine, Alan (Kim) Otte, Robert Otte and Bruce (Diana) Otte; grandchildren, Brian (Susan) Holestine, Jodee (Michael) DeRose, Kevin (Lynsie) Holestine, Ashley Otte and Tyler Otte; great-grandchildren, Sofia, Conner and Mason; sister, LaVina Genrich; and several nieces and nephews. Dolores was the daughter of Walker and Pearl Westphal Taylor who preceded her in death, as well as special grandparents, Hulda and Joseph Van Hemert; and brother, Bill Taylor. A gathering to celebrate her life will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 28, 2011, at Pueblo West Fire Station #3, 729 E. Gold (McCulloch and Gold). Please park in rear of station. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Colorado Mental Health Institute in Pueblo, Patient Fund, 1600 W. 24th St., Pueblo, CO 81003.