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Nancy J (Beachy) Otto

1942 - 2021


NANCY J (BEACHY) OTTO, 79, of Arthur, IL passed away on Saturday, March 27, 2021 at her residence.  

Funeral services will be held at 9:00 A.M. on Wednesday, March 31, 2021 at the Otto Center, South of Arthur on the County Line Road.   Bishop Larry Diener will officiate.   Burial will be in the Otto Cemetery, just West of Otto Center. Visitation will be held after 1:00 P.M. on Monday, March 29, 2021 at the Otto Center and after 10:00 A.M. on Tuesday, March 30, 2021 at the Otto Center. The Edwards Funeral Home is assisting with arrangements.   

Nancy was born on March 21, 1942, she was a daughter of Joseph S and Lydia Ann (Stutzman) Beachy.  She married Edward Nisley on January 10, 1991, they lived in Holy Matrimony for over 8 years.   He passed away on June 23, 1999.   She later married Noah J Otto on October 13, 1999 they lived in Holy Matrimony for over 6 years.   He passed away on September 10, 2006.

She is survived by a stepson, Aden Otto and wife Darlene (Schrock) of Arthur, IL; a stepson-in-law, Ivan Troyer of Arcola, IL; two brothers, Eli J Beachy and wife Martha Ferne (Schrock) of Arthur, IL and Ervin J Beachy and  wife Mary Kathryn (Plank) of Ontario, Canada; three sisters, Edna Smith and husband Dale of Tuscola, IL, Annie Kaufman and  husband Dan and Alma Helmuth and husband Adlai all of Arthur, IL; two step-granddaughters, one step-daughter-in-law and eleven step-great-grandchildren.

Nancy was preceded in death by her parents, Joseph and Lydia Ann (Stutzman) Beachy, her first husband, Edward Nisley, her second husband, Noah J Otto, two stepdaughters, Ruth Ann Troyer and Naomi Sue Otto, one step-grandson, Noah Troyer, one brother, Jacob M Beachy and his wife Abbie (Schlabach) and three brothers-in-law, Andy J Miller, Norman Lee and Ben A Miller.   

Nancy was a member of the Old Order Amish Faith.


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