Joan Christine Otto died March 9, 2013, at the age of 70.
Mrs. Otto was a resident of Ahwahnee for 15 years, formerly of Santa Clarita.
She was born Aug. 14, 1942 in Montreal, Canada to Claire and Steve Bayley and grew up in Southern California.
Mrs. Otto enjoyed cooking, baking, travelling, and spending time with family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Mrs. Otto is survived by husband of 48 years, Hans Otto; daughters Deborah Otto-Oberg and husband James, Colleen Otto-Carpenter and husband Matthew, and Karla Otto; brother Richard Bayley and wife Dylice; grandchildren Kersita, Alyssa, Brian, Bayley, Emily, Cameron and Hope; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
The family will hold a private service and celebration of Joan's life.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association.