Otto J Guttmann
  • 89 years old
  • Date of birth: Oct 27, 1921
  • Place of birth:
    Hamburg, Germany
  • Date of passing: Nov 2, 2010
  • Place of passing:
    Columbus, Ohio, United States
Loving husband and father, devoted to his family and friends, an enterprising businessman and a joy to all who met him.

Otto J. Guttmann, known to his friends as Bob, died on November 2, 2010 in Columbus Ohio.

Born in Hamburg, Germany on October 27, 1921 to Emma and Bernhard Guttmann, he grew up in Hamburg until shortly after Kristallnacht. He went to England with the Kindertransport, where he studied textile machinery. He made a career of selling textile machinery and other business in the textiles industry.

During his life, he lived in Recife, Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paolo in Brazil; New York City, Hopkinton, MA,  Framingham, MA, Westport CT, Burlington, NC, Greensboro, NC, and Columbus OH, all in the U.S.A.

He is survived by his loving wife, Inge R. Guttmann, his three children: Robert B. Jenson, Edward D. Guttmann, and Lilian K. Robinson, and their respective families, as well as the family of his late brother: Fritz Guttmann, in Brazil.

A Memorial Service was held on Monday, November 8, 2010 at the Wexner Heritage Village Chapel in Columbus Ohio. A Celebration of  His Life was held February 1, 2011

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