Born: April 6, 1931

Place of Birth: Indianapolis, IN

Death: February 19, 2012

Place of Death: Carmel, IN

Memorial donations may be made to:
Stone Belt Center, 2815 East 10th Street, Bloomington, IN 47408-2601

This memorial provided by:
G.H. Herrmann Funeral Home
Indianapolis, IN

Edward A. Otting

April 6, 1931  -  February 19, 2012
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Edward A. Otting, 80, of Indianapolis, passed away on February 19, 2012.

He was born at home on April 6, 1931 to the late Albert and Kathryn (Hutchinson) Otting.

Ed is survived by his loving wife, Mary Lou; and loving daughter, Angela.

Ed was a 1949 graduate of Arsenal Technical High School; he received his BS and Master's Degrees from Indiana University and was an ardent supporter of both institutions. He was an Army veteran of the Korean War and loved and supported his country. Ed came home to Indianapolis and spent his entire working career at Eli Lilly and Company, having retired as Corporate Director of Information Systems. After his retirement, he worked for several years at the IU Business School.

Ed held many leadership positions in the local and state ARC Organizations and in civic and business groups. He was well known for his intelligence, wit, sense of humor, and generosity which included establishing and funding a special education chair at IU.

Friends may call from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 22, 2012, at G. H. Herrmann Madison Avenue Funeral Home, 5141 Madison Avenue, Indianapolis, where services will follow immediately at 1:00 p.m.

Ed will be laid to rest in Forest Lawn Memory Gardens, Greenwood, IN.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Stone Belt Center, 2815 East 10th Street, Bloomington, IN 47408-2601, where Angela lives and works.