Franklin E. Cotterman, 68, of Bowling Green, passed away at 6:50 p.m., Tuesday, September 8, 2020, at Waterville Health Care. He was born on December 20, 1951, in Wood County to the late Carl K. and Dorothy (Rickard) Cotterman.

Frank is survived by Kelley Cotterman of Cygnet; his son, Wesley (Halie) Cotterman of Columbus; daughters: Shawn Nickols of Bowling Green, LeAmber “Ricki” Zimmerman of Cygnet and Ashleigh Hernandez of Cygnet; brothers: Carl (Sue) Cotterman of North Baltimore, Jerry (Barb) Cotterman of Colorado and Tom (Beverly) Cotterman of Indian Lake; sister, Helen (Mike) Heinze of Swanton, OH; sister-in-law, Cheryl Cotterman of North Baltimore; grandchildren: Dakota Nickols, Garrett Wright, Jameson Young, Haydynn Young, Avery Wright and Roman Hernandez; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his brother, Jack Cotterman, Sr.; sisters: Judy Butler, Margaret Bean and Connie Rosenboom.

Frank was a U.S. Air Force Veteran. He retired from American Lincoln in Bowling Green.

A funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, September 12, 2020, at Smith-Crates Funeral Home, North Baltimore. Burial will be in Jerry City Cemetery, where full military rites will be conducted by the North Baltimore American Legion Post 539.

Visitation will be held Friday from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. and 6:00-8:00 p.m., at Smith-Crates Funeral Home, North Baltimore.

Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.

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