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John Cottrell

   John W. Cottrell, 58, of Gladwin passed away suddenly at his home on Dec. 17, 2007.

   He was born in Tampa, Florida on Jan. 19, 1949 to Claude Clarence Sr. and Gladys Onita (Biles) Cottrell.

   He was owner/operator of Star VCR in Reese, Michigan and DDs In Home TV Repair in Gladwin.

   He served his country with the United States Navy in the Vietnam era. He lived in Gladwin County for the past 12 years, previously residing in Reese.

   John married Delores Allor on Jan. 9, 1969 in Mt. Clemens, Michigan.

   He is survived by his wife, Delores Cottrell of Gladwin; four daughters, Leslie Nash of Bay City, Susan Cottrell and fiance Shad Holland of Gladwin, Jessica Cottrell of St. Clair Shores and Jennifer (Kris) Priest of North Muskegon; grandchildren, Sydnie, Victor, Joseph, Sebastion, Skyler and Logan; and one sister, Sally Pelton of Bay City.

   He was preceded in death by his parents; and one brother, Claude Clarence Cottrell Jr. Funeral services will be held at noon on Friday, Dec. 21, 2007 at Hall-Kokotovich Funeral Home in Gladwin. Visitation will be Thursday, Dec. 20 from 3-8 p.m. at the funeral home.

   Memorial contributions may be used according to the wishes of the family.

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Gladwin County Record, Gladwin, MI
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