Othmar Henry Motichek, a retired tow boat captain,
died Thursday of heart failure at Lakeview Regional Hospital.
He was 80. Mr. Motichek was a lifelong resident of Madisonville.
He was formerly employed as a ferry boat captain for the state.
He was a former Army corporal.
Survivors include a son, Robert Othmar Motichek;
four daughters, Marcia Ann Motichek, Lynn Motichek Novick,
Terry Motichek Guillory and Wendy Motichek Singleton;
a sister, Catherine Motichek Plescia;
10 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
A funeral will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. at
Schoen Funeral Home, 1414 S. Tyler St., Covington.
Burial will be in Theo Dendinger Cemetery in Madisonville.
March 11 2000