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Cierra Brianna Otto

September 24, 1996 - October 27, 2019


Cierra Brianna OttoCierra Brianna Otto Cierra Brianna Otto was born in Portland Oregon on September 24th, 1996.  
  She moved to Gulf Shores Alabama when she was 5 years old, and found a love for the beach,then on to Tennessee, where she graduated Bearden High School in 2015. She played softball and volleyball in school, even scoring the winning serve of a championship game.
  She enjoyed dancing for four years, and was a talented artist. She found a love for live music and festivals, claiming "Music feeds my soul"

  Preceeded in death by her grandfathers Walter Otto, and Nash Araiza Sr. Survived by her parents, Cindy and Ken Stroeker, Leon Sr. and Vicki Araiza, maternal granmother Lorrie Otto and paternal grandmother Irma Araiza, sisters and brothers Audrey, Josh, Victor, Solomon, Leon Jr., Arrow, Nanaq'Bear", Juniper, Bobby, Issac, Tia, Victoria, Sage and Jacob, as well as many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends who loved her more than we could ever express.
   She once claimed to be a "Free little spirit with a fun old soul", and was very excited to come back to Oregon to reconnect with her family, native roots and culture.
     Cierra was loved by many and people gravitated to her fun personality

 Please come and celebrate her life with us on Friday, November 1st at Noon, at Virgil T. Funeral Home.
    Address: 605 Commercial St. SE. Salem, OR. 97301



 

 

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We love you forever until I see you again



I am so heartbroken over this tragic loss.
Cierra was a beautiful and  vibrant young woman whose spirit touched all who met her. My hope is that everyone who is mourning her departure from this earth will find comfort in knowing she is at peace living a life free of any pain or sadness. She is dancing with the angels and living her best life. We will always treasure the memories of Cierra and will be reunited one day.  Love you Cindy, Ken and Audri. 



May your energy burn bright and guide us in our times of grief, and sparkle in our eyes as we walk upon the sand, I know you're there with me.One day again I will hold your hand, your beautiful smile and memories will echo in my heart forever, and help me live a better day. Your auntie, Michelle



I had only met Cierra one time when she came to the shop to see Curt. She was beautiful and so full of life. I lost my son 5 years ago. I know how devastating it is to lose a child. I am so very sorry to everyone who loved and cherished this sweet girl. Love and Prayers to you all.



I don't know what happened to the heartfelt thoughts that poured out ...must have gone to the universe. Hope you heard me Cierra.