Edward D Otterstedt

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  • Name  Edward D Otterstedt  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18
    Born  5 Apr 1917  Chester, Orange, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 13, 14, 16, 18
    Gender  Male 
    Died  22 Apr 2019  Hudson Valley VA, Castle Point, Dutchess, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Buried  St Columba Cemetery, Chester, Orange, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Person ID  I38543409839  Ancestry
    Last Modified  24 Aug 2021 

    Father  Charles Carson Otterstedt,   b. 18 Aug 1875, New York City, New York, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Aug 1920, Warwick, Orange, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Florence M Rump,   b. Apr 1876, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jan 1957, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  6 Nov 1895  Canarsie, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10, 19, 20
    Family ID  F4328  Group Sheet

    Family  Mary Evelyn Hunter,   b. 23 Feb 1918, Chester, Orange, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Feb 2014, Elant Residential Care, Goshen, Orange, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  15 Jun 1940  Chester, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Martha A Otterstedt
     2. James E Otterstedt
    Family ID  F4435  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Aug 2002
      Edward Otterstedt
      24 High St
      Chester , NY (845) 469-2357
      bc# 33876 on 5 Apr 1917 in Chester, NY

      EDWARD D OTTERSTEDT 5 Apr 1917 Chester, NY 10918
      EDWARD OTTERSTEDT 25 CHATEAU WAY NAPLES FL (941) 774-0570

      possible siblings
      MARGARET OTTERSTEDT 28 Dec 1903 14 Jan 1989 (not specified) (none specified) 056-32-4900 New York
      JOSEPHINE OTTERSTEDT 14 Oct 1908 09 Jun 1990 (not specified) (none specified) 062-32-7769 New York
      JACOB OTTERSTEDT 08 Aug 1905 Feb 1968 (not specified) (none specified) 110-20-7284 New York
      CATHERINE A OTTERSTEDT 12 May 1914 25 Mar 2001 (Long Beach, Nassau, NY 11561) 052-01-0491 New York
      HENRY OTTERSTEDT 08 Feb 1901 Nov 1982 (Port Jefferson Station, Suffolk, NY 11776) 070-28-4170 New York
      KATHERINE OTTERSTEDT 27 Jan 1906 Feb 1981 (Tempe, Maricopa, AZ 85281) 073-28-5062 New York
      FLORENCE OTTERSTEDT 18 May 1904 Jul 1987 (Burlington, Skagit, WA 98233) 073-30-1154 New York
      DOROTHY L OTTERSTEDT 21 Sep 1911 15 Oct 1990 (not specified) 083-20-9055 New York
      MAY OTTERSTEDT 17 May 1924 30 Jan 1992 (Park Ridge, Bergen, NJ 07656) 087-18-5231 New York


      Name: Edward D Otterstedt
      Birth Year: 1917
      Race: White, citizen
      Nativity State or Country: New York
      State: New York
      County or City: Orange
      Enlistment Date: 17 Feb 1943
      Enlistment State: New York
      Enlistment City: New York City
      Branch: Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA
      Branch Code: Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA
      Grade: Private
      Grade Code: Private
      Term of Enlistment: Enlistment for the duration of the War or other emergency, plus six months, subject to the discretion of the President or otherwise according to law
      Component: Selectees (Enlisted Men)
      Source: Civil Life
      Education: 4 years of high school
      Civil Occupation: Cashier or Stock Record Clerk or Bookkeeper, General
      Marital Status: Married
      Height: 68
      Weight: 144Edward D. Otterstedt, a life-long resident of Chester, New York, died Monday, April 22, 2019 at the Hudson Valley VA at Castle Point, NY. He was 102 years old. The son of the late Charles and Florence Otterstedt, Edward was born in Chester, NY in 1917.
      Edward proudly served in the United States Army during World War II. He was injured during the War while serving in North Africa. He flew on the Honor Flight to Washington D.C., at 101 years of age in April of 2018.
      He was a life-long member of the Chester Fire Department, Walton Engine & Hose, and Past Commander of the American Legion Post Orange Blossom Post 1167, served as a Chester Village Board Trustee, was active in the Chester Kiwanis Club, the Chester Historical Society, as well as the Black Meadow Club. Edward enjoyed his Florida winter home for more than 30 years. He was a great outdoorsman, enjoying activities ranging from golf to hunting and fishing.
      Edward was predeceased by his wife, Evelyn. They had spent 74 wonderful years together.
      Survivors include their children, Sr. Martha Otterstedt, a Presentation Sister from New Windsor, NY, and James Otterstedt and his life partner, Alison Schmitz of Chester, NY, as well as numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, Edward was also predeceased by his sister, Florence Cushman and his brothers, George, Charles and Elmer Otterstedt.
      The family wishes to express their special thanks to Sally, his ever faithful caregiver and to the Chester Village Police Department. They also thank the Doctor's and staff at the Hudson Valley VA Facility at Castle Point, NY, and the Offices of Dr. Ciro Attardo, MD and Dr. Lance Segal, MD, for their compassionate care of Ed toward the end of his life.
      Visitation will be held on Thursday, April 25, 2019, during the hours of 4 to 8 p.m. at Flynn Funeral & Memorial Centers, Inc., located at 3 Hudson Street, Chester, New York 10918.
      A Funeral Mass will be held on Friday, April 26, 2019 at 10 a.m. in St. Columba R.C. Church, located at 27 High Street, Chester, New York 10918.
      Burial will follow at St. Columba R.C. Cemetery, located on Route 94 in Chester.
      The family has specifically requested that in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Edward's name be made to: Sisters of the Presentation, 84 Presentation Way, New Windsor, NY 12553.
      Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Thomas F. Flynn and Brendan T. Flynn, and the staff of Flynn Funeral & Cremation Memorial Centers, Inc. For directions to the Funeral Home, St. Columba R.C. Church or to offer an online memorial please visit www.flynnfh.com

  • Sources 
    1. Chester graduates are:
      Doris Shirley Miller, Minnie Emma Quackenbush, Sadie Marie Musumeci, Marjorie Quinby Baird, Dorothea Betty Kroll, Margaret Schanck, Gertrude Schaper, Tessie Dorothy Wekstein, Ellen Elizabeth Nelson, Elizabeth Ann Roe, James John Powers, <b>Edward Declare Otterstedt</b> and Edmond Owen.
      <i>Source: Middletown Times Herald (Middletown, New York) published 20 Jun 1936 page 3</i>

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