When Oscar Matthew Huotari was born on 28 February 1908, in South Dakota, United States, his father, Matts Houtari, was 44 and his mother, Emma Matero, was 44. He married Adelyn Theresa Cauley on 24 July 1939, in Minnehaha, South Dakota, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Norden Township, Hamlin, South Dakota, United States for about 10 years and Sioux Falls, Minnehaha, South Dakota, United States in 1940. He died on 25 July 1980, in California, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Mission Hills, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States.
Some characteristic forenames: Finnish Arvi, Kaisa, Keijo, Veikko, Waino.
Finnish: from the Finnish form of the Russian personal name Fe(o)dor, from Greek Theodōros (see Theodore ). As a surname it is first recorded in the Savo region in the 16th century.