Wanda M. (Strunk) Cotterman

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SIDNEY - Wanda M. (Strunk) Cotterman, 74, went home to be with the Lord Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012, at 10:30 a.m. at Dorothy Love Retirement Center in Sidney.
She was born March 9, 1938, in Worley, Ky., the daughter of the late Lewis and Margaret Strunk.
Wanda married John E. Cotterman Sept. 7, 1956, and he preceded her in death Dec. 31, 2005.
Wanda is survived by her sons, Ron and his wife, Nadine Cotterman, of Troy, John and his wife, Sondra Cotterman, of Sidney; a daughter, Linda "Lyn," and her husband, Bryan Klopfenstein, of Anna; eight grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Ralph and Robert Strunk, of Sidney; a sister, Ruby, and her husband, Charles Wilburn, of Sidney; and a special niece, Doris Nolte, of Anna.
Wanda was preceded in death by three sisters and five brothers.
Wanda was a charter member of the Solid Rock Pentecostal Church of God.
She enjoyed years of camping and vacationing in Hilton Head, S.C. Before retiring, Wanda was self-employed with her husband cleaning apartments. In 1984-85, Wanda and John hosted an exchange student from Norway. Morten Svendsrud became an important part of the family and visits almost every year. Wanda also spent many years caring for others as a nursing assistant at the Anna Nursing Home, Fair Haven and over 15 years at Dorothy Love Retirement Community.
Wanda will be missed by her children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and all who knew her.
Funeral services will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. on Oct. 6, 2012, at the Solid Rock Pentecostal Church of God, 2745 State Route 29 North, by Pastor Anthony Krummrey. Burial will follow at Pearl Cemetery, Swanders.
Family and friends may visit on Friday, Oct. 5, 2012, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Adams Funeral Home, 1401 Fair Road.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Solid Rock Pentecostal Church of God. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at

Published in Sidney Daily News on Oct. 2, 2012