Christian "Chris" Otten

August 04, 1913 - October 06, 2007 

Christian "Chris" Otten

August 04, 1913 - October 06, 2007 

Obituary for Christian "Chris" Otten

Christian “Chris” Otten, age 94, of Holland died Saturday, October 06, 2007 at Resthaven Care Center

Chris was manager of Vans Supermarket in Holland and also employed as a meat salesman for Standard IGA/Spartan Foods of Holland, Viking Foods in Muskegon and was a pickle contractor for the Heinz Company. He was a charter member of Ridge Point Community Church and was preceded in death by brothers and sister: Christine Otten, Johnny Otten, Donald Otten and Reuben Otten.

He is survived by his wife, of 72 years, Nell (Buyze) and children:
Janice and Harold Bolt of Hudsonville
Judy and Ernie Prince of West Olive
Jane and Anton Vroon of Washington D.C.
John Otten and Paula Rittersdorf of Canadian Lakes, MI
15 Grandchildren
25 Great Grandchildren
Brothers and sister:
Jack Otten of Sacramento, CA
Roland and Joan Otten of Sheboygan, WI
Herbert and Carolyn Otten of Zeeland
Betty and Roger Van Wyk of Holland
Brothers and sisters in law:
Mrs. Reuben (Deana) Otten of Holland
Mrs. James (Leona) Flores of Sheboygan, WI
Simon Buyze of Oostburg, WI
Many nephews, nieces and cousins

A memorial service will be 11:00 AM Tuesday, October 9, 2007 at Ridge Point Community Church 340 104th Avenue in Holland. Reverends Ren Broekhuizen and Pieter Kiwiet will be officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to Cary Christian Center, PO Box 57, Cary MS 39054. Arrangements are by Lakeshore Memorial Services. An on line registry book is available at

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