Barbara Gene Otteson
July 4, 1934 — December 20, 2017
Barbara Gene Otteson, 83, of Tuscola, TX, passed away on December 20, 2017 in Abilene, TX. Barbara was born on July 4, 1934 to Alexander Yandall and Nell Eugenia Trail in Seagoville, TX. She graduated from Seagoville High School in 1951 and worked for a telephone company. Barabara got married on January 27, 1959 to Chester Otteson. In 1960 she moved to Tacoma, WA for a couple of years before moving back to Seagoville where she raised her kids and took care of the family. She moved to Kemp in June 1972 and began working for the USPS in 1973 till she retired in 1996. She was a member of the Hillcrest Baptist Church and was in the Red Hats Society. Barbara moved to Abilene in August 2015. Those who passed away before Barbara were her husband Chester, brother Danny Trail and sister Joann Trail. Those left to cherish her memory are her children: Karen Seedig and husband Lanny of Tuscola, TX, David Otteson and wife Dorine of Kemp, TX and Mark Otteson and Don Swatzel of Dallas, TX; grandchildren: Stacy Polnack, Kayla Brashears, Emily Yates and Sara Hustead; great grandchildren Emma Polack and Oliver Yates; sister Peggy Daniel who will miss her dearly.