Otis L. Rice
June 24, 1922 - December 17, 2015
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Wichmann Funeral Home Tri-County Chapel
1592 Oneida Street
Menasha, WI 54952
Sunday 12/20, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Service
Riverside Cemetery, Appleton
Appleton, WI
Friday 12/18
Wichmann Funeral Home Tri-County Chapel
1592 Oneida Street
Menasha, WI 54952
Wichmann Funeral Home Tri-County Chapel
1592 Oneida Street
Menasha, WI 54952
Sunday 12/20, 3:00 pm

Otis LaVerne Rice, age 93 of Little Chute, passed away peacefully on Thursday afternoon, December 17, 2015 at Century Oaks Assisted Living. He was born on June 24, 1922 in Emerson, Iowa, the fourth of eight children born to the late Reuben and Bonnie (Edie) Rice. Most of his childhood was spent in Tabor, Iowa,…

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Greg and Kay Lockhart left a message on December 23, 2015:
We were sorry to learn of the passing of Otis. We enjoyed many meetings of the Wisconsin Fenton Finders group with he and Ferill, and visits to their beautiful home. Our condolences to Ferill and family on their loss.
Barry Brackett left a message on December 21, 2015:
Our best wishes to the Rices at this time of loss. Know our thoughts are with. Barry, Darlene, Casey, Sarah
Diane Moga-Roach left a message on December 21, 2015:
Otis & Jeane have been my friends for over 40 years. Being great support during the most challenging times of life,including the illness & death of my husband. They both epitomize the spirit of rising above adversity & continue "to try". Otis is an example of a "life very well lived". I fell privileged to have known them both!
Alan Fenner, Fenton Finders of the Twin Cities Area left a message on December 21, 2015:
The Fenton Finders of the Twin Cities Area are very sorry to learn of the passing of FAGCA co-founder Otis Rice. He will be sorely missed by family, friends, and Fenton collectors. We extend our sincere sympathy to the family of Otis Rice.
James Artman left a message on December 20, 2015:
It is with my heartfelt condolinces that I leave this messageI I am a memmber of the Fenton Finders of S.E.WI and have had the privelige of meeting Otis and his wife on a few occasions.A very nice man and he will be missed by a great many.Prayers to the family.
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Ginger Moss ( Patti Eggleston's mom) left a message on December 19, 2015:
Kari, so sorry for your loss. I remember going to your grandparents house and selling your grandma Avon. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.
Charles Lyngaas, Fenton Finders of Southeastern Wisconsin, FAGCA left a message on December 19, 2015:
Fond memories of Otis as a Fenton glass collector and as a leader of the Fenton Art Glass Collectors of America . The inspiration and work of Otis and Ferill Jeane laid the foundation and the growth of an organization which continues to bring together and educate Fenton glass collectors.
Mary Evers left a message on December 18, 2015:
Dear Milada and family, You have my deepest sympathy. I am so sorry for your loss. I only met your grandfather once or twice but he was a very kind-hearted, dear man. May the memories you have bring you comfort in the days ahead. Trust he is with you in spirit. God bless!
Wichmann Funeral Home & Crematories left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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