Teresa passed away peacefully, Saturday, July 23, 2022 at her home in Allegan.
She was born April 3, 1957 in Kalamazoo, the daughter of Eddie and Nancy (Hale) Otto. Teresa loved the outdoors. She owned and operated a kayaking business and loved taking people for trips down the river. Teresa was very creative and artistic. She made giant puppets and enjoyed putting on performances around the area. Teresa also enjoyed music and was instrumental in starting the Ukulele Orchestra in Allegan. She loved making music and wrote many original songs.
One of Teresa’s proudest moments was winning Best in Show multiple times at the Allegan County Fair parade for the floats she helped design and decorate with her church. Teresa devoted her life to spreading joy to not only her family and friends but to everyone she met.
Surviving are her sister, Lisa (Chris) Sweet-Lukins of Texas; brother, Gerry (Cheryl) Otto of Allegan; nephews, Jaired, Gerard and Dylan; niece, Melissa and a special great-nephew, Devalyn.
She was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Lori; brother, Robert; nephew, Wyatt Sweet and she was there to greet her nephew, Logan Sweet when he passed away on July 24.
According to her wishes cremation has taken place.
Contributions in memory of Teresa made be made to Camp Kidwell.
Messages of condolence may be posted at www.WinkelFuneralHome.com.