Dolores Jeanne (Heck) Cotner

December 4, 1935 ~ March 28, 2018 (age 82)

Dolores J. Cotner, age 82, Logansport, passed away at 11:55 a.m. on Wednesday, March 28, 2018, in McKinney Place.

Born December 4, 1935, in Logansport, she was the daughter of Marvin A. and Clara Mae Adams Heck.

On June 12, 1955, in Logansport, she was married to Richard L. Cotner, who survives.

Dolores was a long-time, faithful member of New Waverly United Methodist Church, where she was a member of the United Methodist Women. In earlier years she sang in the church choir.

She was a member of the Miami County Extension Homemakers Club and the Gideons International Auxiliary.

She enjoyed water skiing, but most especially enjoyed her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Surviving are sons, Richard M. “Rich” (Deb) Cotner, Logansport and Randy J. (Barb) Cotner, Canal Winchester, OH; daughter, Rebecca Jeanne “Becky” (Robert) Pear, Peru; and sister, Patricia (Morris) Jennings, Marion.

Also surviving are grandchildren, Tabitha (Dana) Hildebrand, Angie Pear, Sean Pear, Tasha Cotner, Courtney Cotner, Kyle Cotner and Allison Cotner; great grandchildren, Paula Rae Pear, Emma Mae Hildebrand, Owen Cotner-Graves and Josie Mullins.

A son, Ross Cotner, preceded her in death.

The funeral service will be at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, April 3, 2018, at the New Waverly United Methodist Church. Rev. Chris Rife and Rev. Mary Eileen Spence will officiate.

Visitation will be from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Monday, April 2nd, at Kroeger Funeral Home and from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday at the New Waverly United Methodist Church.

Interment will be in Ever-Rest Memorial Park.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Gideons International, Cass County Special Olympics or any favorite charity. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home and church.

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