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Otto John Welper

April 8, 1955September 15, 2020
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Otto Welper, 65, of Houston Texas passed away on September 15th, 2020. Otto was the loving husband of Jill Welper, brother of Fran Noyes of Connecticut, and son of Mr. and Mrs. Otto Henry Welper. Otto was originally from Groton, Connecticut and came to Houston in 1978 to begin his distinguished 40 plus year career as a Geophysicist. He got his start in the oil, gas and seismic industry at Western Geophysical and went on to work at many other corporations such as Union Oil Co. of California, Prakia-Seismos and Paramount Petroleum, Inc. In 1993 he became the President of 3-D Services which lead to him becoming the President and CEO of Integrated Seismic Solutions and Vanguard Inc. both being full-service consulting companies that specialized in 3-D seismic interpretation for a variety of clients. In 2001, Otto furthered his influence in the energy sector when he became the founder and CEO of Viking International Petroleum.

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  • Jill Welper, Wife
  • Fran Noyes and her husband Randy, Sister
  • Otto Henrry and Stephanie Welper, Parents (deceased)

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Hope Orkney Walencewicz

November 21, 2020

I just learned of Otto’s passing. It is so sad, knowing Otto as a classmate, he was truly a great guy. Loyal, respectful, and empathetic, Otto was a friend and well loved and respected by everyone who was lucky enough to know and appreciate him. RIP Otto, such an impressive life of a great guy!
My sincere condolences to his family.
Sincerely,
Hope Orkney Walencewicz

Donna Mc Minn (Mc Ateer)

November 14, 2020

I went to high school with Otto. I'm so sorry to hear of Otto's passing , he was a really nice guy and will surely be missed. My thoughts and prayers are with his family.

Donna Mc Minn
(nee: Mc Ateer)

Ken Parks

November 14, 2020

Otto was and remains one of us, members of the Fitch H.S. class of 1973. We have followed your Facebook and admired your dedication within your field of expertise. We had hoped that you would be able to join us for the 50th anniversary reunion, but God had other plans. It is here we express our sincere condolences to your family and friends. And we will all meet again and hopefully in that eternal heaven.

Russ Fabiani

November 12, 2020

In the 42 years that I knew Otto, I can think of so many memorable moments that we shared during that time. Many adventures, laughs, accomplishments, moves to / from / & back to Houston. Through it all, we remained best friends. Otto will be missed by many. I know I certainly will. RIP my friend.

ALISON SCALICE

November 12, 2020

I am so sorry for your loss Jill. My prayers and thoughts have been with you in this difficult time. Alison

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