Otto Carl Steinhauser, 89, died Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014 surrounded by loved ones at his home in Flatonia. Otto is survived by his wife of 63 years, Helen, and their six children: Michael (Catherine), Chester (Suki), Randy “RJ” (the late Susan), Terri (Tom), Dale (Jamie), and Jeff (Stephanie). He leaves behind twelve loving grandchildren: Heather (Eric), Brendan (Randan), Annie, Nick, Megan (Lucas), Katie, Karl, Ted, Rachel, Alex, Lillieanne, and Chip; and two great-grandchildren: Karsyn and Cameron; with another great-grandson on the way. Otto was the youngest and the last remaining of his nine siblings. Otto Steinhauser was born on March 31, 1925 in Flatonia to Otto and Annie Steinhauser. His early years of schooling took place at String Prairie down the road from where he grew up. He attended and graduated from Flatonia High School in 1942, where he played football, basketball, track, and was on the debate team.