Janis Otterman, age 70, of Bethel died June 13, 2009 at GracePointe Crossing East. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Friday, June 19th at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Oak Grove with Father David Blume as Celebrant. A time for visiting will be held 1 hour prior to the service at the church. Interment will be in St. Patrick’s Catholic Cemetery.
Janis Mary Otterman was born January 27, 1939 in Minneapolis to Robert and Lorraine Bernhardt. She was raised in Minneapolis and attended Patrick Henry High School. Janis then moved to Arizona where she made her home until moving to Bethel in 1990. Janis was a member of the East Bethel Senior Citizens Club and was an active member of the Isanti AA Club. She enjoyed camping, fishing and having coffee with family and friends. Janis was a people person who was loved by all.
Janis passed away on June 13, 2009 at GracePointe Crossing East in Cambridge at the age of 70 years, 4 months and 16 days. She was preceded in death by her parents, Robert and Lorraine Bernhardt. Janis is survived by her husband, Harold of Phoenix, Arizona; 2 daughters, Roberta (Randy) Besmer of Anoka, Linda Sandoval of Brainerd; 7 grandchildren; 2 sisters, Gayle (Will) Perra of East Bethel, Kay Kessler of Peoria, Arizona; niece, Chris (Jeff) Wisen of Bethel; nephew, Steve (Shelley) Perra of Cambridge; by great nieces and nephews; and by many friends.