Otto H. Thyssen

Otto H. Thyssen, 97, of Port Lavaca, passed away Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019 in Victoria. He was born Nov. 18, 1921 in Danevang to Marius and Helga Thyssen.

Otto went to school in El Campo. He was married to Betty Logan for 60 years. He worked for GTE for 42 years. He was a veteran of World War II and served in the U.S. Army. He volunteered at Memorial Medical Center until he was 90 years old.

He is survived by his daughters, Diane Thyssen and Denise Woodworth; grandsons, Evan Woodworth and Blaise Woodworth; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; two brothers and two sisters.  

Visitation will be held from 9-10 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 12, at the First United Methodist Church with a memorial service at 10 a.m. Burial will follow at Greenlawn Gardens Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the First United Methodist Church in Port Lavaca.

The family of Otto H. Thyssen wishes to extend their sincere thanks to the staff of The Courtyard Rehabilitation and Healthcare and Hospice of South Texas.

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