Merlin Kottman - February 27, 2013
Merlin G. Kottman, 62, of rural Scribner, died Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, surrounded by his family, at his home north of Scribner after fighting a tough battle of bile duct cancer.
A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Friday, March 1, 2013, at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Cuming County Line, north of Scribner. The family will receive friends at Ludvigsen’s Funeral Chapel on Thursday, Feb. 28 from 5 - 7 p.m. The family requests memorials to the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life.
Ludvigsen’s Scribner Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Merlin is survived by his wife, Arleen; their five children and families, Jennifer and husband David Wesely of North Bend, Karen and husband Brian Brhel of Denton, Paul and wife Jaci Kottman of Waverly, Amy and husband Joel Booe of Waverly, Ashley and husband Lance Bachman of Lincoln; and six beautiful grandchildren, Colton, Tyler, Maverick, Haley, Kaydence and Kenna.