Otto Phillip Kelsch was born at Macklin, Saskatchewan on February 24, 1937 to John and Bertha Kelsch. Otto grew up on his family’s farm and continued farming with his dad until marrying Lorraine Kloberdanz on September 30, 1978. Otto and Lorraine farmed south of Macklin and lived on their farm until the time of Otto’s passing.
Otto loved farming and caring for his cattle and could always be found tending to the vegetable garden in summer. He was generous and had a kind word and smile for everyone.
Otto passed away peacefully on May 31, 2015 at the Provost Health Centre at the age of 78 years.
Otto was predeceased by his parents, John and Bertha Kelsch; brother, Leo; infant brother, Elmer; brother in law, Hubert Rolheiser; parents in law, Emmanuel and Rose Kloberdanz.
He will be lovingly remembered by his loving wife, Lorraine; as well as numerous other relatives and friends.