Sticklin Funeral Chapel

1437 South Gold, Centralia, WA


Sharen Marie Cottrell

30 avril , 194327 novembre , 2019

Sharen Marie Cottrell, 76, of Yelm, Wash., passed away at her home on Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2019, following a brief illness. Sharen was born in Centralia, Wash., on April 30, 1943, to Edgar and Lavert (Largen) Burton. Just out of High School, Sharen went on a double date with a friend to the Twin City Drive In that was on Gold Street in Centralia. It was on this date that she met the love of her life, Dean Cottrell, who had been her friend’s date for the evening. Dean proposed to Sharen after 6 months, and on November 12, 1961, the couple was married at the Methodist Church in Centralia. Sharen loved animals, sewing, shopping, watching old movies, and crafting. She also enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Richard; and daughter, Anita Marie. Sharen is remembered by her husband, Dean; daughters, Deanna Guerrero and Barbara Parsons, sister, Barbara Ann Lundstrom; 8 grandchildren; and 8 great- grandchildren. The funeral will be held at 11 AM on Saturday, Dec. 14, at Sticklin Funeral Chapel in Centralia, followed by a reception in the Chapel’s Hospitality Room. Interment will follow the reception at Forest Grove Cemetery in Tenino, Wash. In lieu of flowers, Sharen’s family requests that donations be made to Thurston County Animal Shelter, or to a similar charity of the giver’s choice.


  • Funeral Service samedi, 14 décembre , 2019
  • Graveside Service samedi, 14 décembre , 2019


Sharen Marie Cottrell

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