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Walter G. Cottriel

1927 - 2018 Obituary Condolences
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Walter G. Cottriel

Mt. Dora, FL

Walter G. Cottriel, 91, resident of Mt. Dora, FL, died in Hospice care of natural causes on November 14, 2018. He was born in Ventura, CA in 1927. At 17 Walt enlisted, and proudly served in the US Navy during WWII. Following this service, he earned his Associate Degree at Ventura College, where he met his future wife Rita Schrader. They married in 1949. Walt worked at Southern California Edison for 33 years where he was a Journeyman Lineman, a Line Truck Foreman, and a Commercial Service Planner. Walt was preceded in death by Rita Cottriel, and is survived by their six children, eight grandchildren, and five great grandchildren. He was also preceded in death by his parents John and Lucy Cottriel, his brother Calvin Cottriel, and his second wife Gerri Cottriel. Walt spent his retirement years enjoying his hobbies of photography, fishing, cross-country motor homing and visiting with family. He will be missed. Walt will be interred with full United States Naval honors in a private family service.
Published in Ventura County Star on Dec. 6, 2018
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