Sgt Joseph Otero

Sgt Joseph Otero

Puerto Rico, USA
Death 14 Jan 1974 (aged 38)
Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kansas, USA
Burial Bayamon, Bayamon Municipality, Puerto Rico, USA
Plot Section G, Plot 1281
Memorial ID 21246448 · View Source
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Victim of the BTK killer. He was murdered along with his wife and two of their children Joseph Jr. and Josie. He was survived by three children Charles, Danny, and Carmen.

Served the Air Force for more than 20 years, retiring as a master sergeant, and was working as a mechanic and flight instructor. Fun and outgoing he was a talented bongo player with a fascination for cars. He was a gourmet chef who collected recipes when traveling to exotic areas during his military career. Joseph was a strict but proud father with high ideals for his children, especially in school.

He is buried with his wife and his two children at the Puerto Rico National Cemetery in Bayamon, Puerto Rico.

Name: Joseph Otero
Birth Date: 18 Mar 1935
Death Date: 14 Jan 1974
Service Start Date: 31 Aug 1953
Interment Date: 22 Jan 1974
Cemetery: Puerto Rico National Cemetery
Cemetery Address: P. O. Box 1298 168 National Cemetery Avenue Bayamon, PR 00961-1298
Buried At: Section G Site 1281

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  • Created by: JL
  • Added: 29 Aug 2007
  • Find a Grave Memorial 21246448
  • John Paul Laughlin
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Sgt Joseph Otero (18 Mar 1935–14 Jan 1974), Find a Grave Memorial no. 21246448, citing Puerto Rico National Cemetery, Bayamon, Bayamon Municipality, Puerto Rico, USA ; Maintained by JL (contributor 46820762) .