John Frank Cottengim

October 2, 1945 - November 28, 2022
West & Parrish & Pedigo Funeral Home - Spencer Chapel
105 North Montgomery Street
Spencer, IN 47460
(812) 829 - 2791 | Map
Saturday 12/3, 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
West & Parrish & Pedigo Funeral Home - Spencer Chapel
105 North Montgomery Street
Spencer, IN 47460
(812) 829 - 2791 | Map
Saturday 12/3, 2:00 pm
Chambersville Cemetery
Highway 46 & County Line Road
Spencer, IN 47460
Saturday 12/3
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John Frank Cottengim, age 77, of Spencer, Indiana passed away on Monday, November 28, 2022, with his family by his side. He was born on October 2, 1945, the son of John D. and Pauline Evylynn (Jones) Cottengim. Frank was a graduate of Ben Davis High School. He was a member of the Teamster LocalContinue Reading

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Jessica Johnson left a message on December 4, 2022:
Losing my grandfather is the most difficult loss I have experienced in my life. He was truly a magnificent man, one who wore his varied titles with dignity, grace and strength: Husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather, to name but a few. There is no singular memory that stands out; rather, I am filled with thanks at having been blessed enough to spend my whole life learning from him. From phone conversations with him as an adult, to vacations and trips to local falls and towns, every moment with him was educational and inspiring. Through his dedication, his support and his guidance, he laid the foundation for my siblings and I to excel in life. He was there for every single milestone, every seemingly insurmountable hurdle, and all the moments in between. I know my family grieves, and I'm thankful to have a network among them -- one which was touched by my grandfather during his whole life -- from which we can all draw strength. This loss hurts, but we know he is at peace. I love you, papaw. I will always love, admire and miss you. - Shorty
Dodie Schinske left a message on December 2, 2022:
I first met Frank when I joined the Library Board many years ago. Frank was respected & liked by all. I am so sorry for your lost. Frank will be greatly missed.
Tracy Gabbard left a message on November 30, 2022:
Shelby, Judy, David, and Howard So sorry to hear of Franks passing. i will remember how he would laugh telling stories on his visits here. You are and will be in my prayers. Tracy and Tammy Gabbard
Henry Wichman left a message on November 30, 2022:
I am so sorry for your loss. He was very well liked and respected. Though I knew he had some pain with his health issues, he didn't let it show but was more interested in how others were doing. A good man who will be missed.
anne kirchgraber-mckee left a message on November 30, 2022:
Frank was a great friend to the library, and always enjoyable to chat with. He loved Emily Ann Thompson's violin music, and we loved when we hosted her and he came by to listen. He will be missed.
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Myrna Fields left a message on November 29, 2022:
I remember Frank clearly from my earliest days on the library board. He carried us through some differences of opinion with a lot of class. He was definitely an asset to the library. I am sorry to learn of his passing.
Walton Funeral Service, Inc. left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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