VeteranOtis Lind

Otis Ray Lind, 88, of Rock Island died Friday, Feb. 25, 2005, at his home.

He was born May 2, 1916, in Astoria, a son of Otis and Delora Sullivan Lind. He married Nedra Cassel. He later married Geneva Davis.

Surviving are two daughters, Peggy Lawson of Prairie City, and Mary (and Mark) Westman of Washington; two sons, Edwin (and Diana) Lind of Clarksville, Ark., and Jeffrey "Silver" Lind of Lenexa, Kan.; 13 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by one son, Larry E. Lind.

He was a World War II Army veteran.

He was an American Legion member.

He was employed in security at E & J Metals in Rock Island since 1978.

Services were held Thursday at Hodgson Funeral Home in Rock Island. Burial was in National Cemetery, Rock Island Arsenal where military honors were conducted.

Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 3/9/2005

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