Robert Edward Cottrell

July 28, 1926August 15, 2013

Cottrell, Robert E. of Fairview Park, Ohio Loving husband of Audrey for 61 years. Beloved father to Deborah Stalter (Robert), Barbara Treleaven, Carolyn Bils (Mark) and Laura Uhle (Martin). Loving Grandfather of 9 Bob served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and Korea. He was a member of the U.S. Navy Armed Guard and a Retired U.S. Postal inspector (22 years). Friends may call at Messiah Lutheran Church (Atrium) 21485 Lorain Rd., Fairview Park, Ohio on Sunday, August 18th from 1-4 PM Private services will be held at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery in Rittman, Ohio at a later date. Family suggests donations in his memory to the Community West Foundation at 20545 Center Ridge Road, Rocky River, Ohio 44116 to benefit Fairviw Hospital


  • Visitation Sunday, August 18, 2013

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Don Schneider

August 21, 2013

Thank you for your friendship, you are in our prayers.

Bob and Jeannie Moore

August 19, 2013

My friend Bob is in better place. A great Inspector and a fine gentleman He will be missed. God's blessing on the family.

Ken and Pat Brummel

August 18, 2013

Audrey and Family,
I had the pleasure to work with Bob in the 70"s in Cleveland. It was the best of times. Please accept our sympathy for his passing and know that our thoughts and prayers are with you.

James S. Hunt

August 18, 2013

Bob's leaving us adds another bright star in heaven watching over us, as he has always done. RIP Bob. You will be missed.

Tom Meaux

August 18, 2013

Audrey & family:
I'm so sorry to learn of Bob's passing. He was one of my all time favorite instructors & leaders. God bless you all.

Bill and Millie Bengele

August 18, 2013

Bob was one ofthe first inspectors we met when coming to Cleveland in 1963.It was a pleasure knowing and working with him. A perfect gentleman who will be missed by all who knew him. May GOD bless his soul and the entire Cottrell family

Jake Burkhalter

August 18, 2013

To the Cottrell Family:

I had the pleasure of working for and with Bob in Cleveland, OH from July 77 to the summer of 79. I considered Bob a friend and he taught me many things which I used later in my career. Please accept my deepest sympathy for the loss of Bob. I know he is in good hands.

Gerald "Jake" Burkhalter
Hannibal, MO

Cliff Sharp

August 17, 2013

So many of the good guys are leaving us

Dan Bonda

August 17, 2013

To All of the Cottrell Family, Friends, and Associates:

My deepest sympathies to all of you.

Bob was an man's man, an outstanding Postal Inspector, and a fellow Red Sox fan from New Jersey! That is quite the combination. Bob trained me and made me a better Inspector and even a better person.

Thank you Bob! You will always be in our hearts.

Dan Bonda

Linda Dzura

August 17, 2013

Our deepest sympathy to you for the loss of your dear husband and father, Audrey, Debbie, Barbara, Carolyn and Laura. All our love, Linda (Maki) Dzura and family