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Frank Layton Cottrell died June 27, 1989 in a local hospital after a log and valiant battler with leukemia.
   Born March 2, 1925 to Ralph Layton Cottrell and Vera Estella Layton Cottrell in Kaysville, Utah, he graduated from Davis High school and went on to serve on the 82nd airborne Division during World War II.  He then served on LDS* mission to the Netherlands where he met and eventually married Petronella  Vander Toolen October 25, 1949 in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. 
   His great love was to work with his hands and many statues in Salt Lake City are a result of this love to build.
   He served his Lord diligently as a teacher, high priest, high councilman, temple and ordinance worker and as a Bishop of the Kearns, 7th Ward and Bennion, 6th Ward.
   He had a great love of music and a beautiful; baritone voice that will be greatly missed.
   He is survived by his wife, Salt Lake, son Greg, daughters Marilyn Cottrell, Linda Swenser, Evelyn Giles, all of Salt Lake City, four grandchildren, Erik, Emily, Elizabeth Weston, his mother of Kaysville, Utah, bother  Ralph Jr. of Ogden, sisters Helen Nelson, Salt Lake, Ruth Domon, West Sacramento, Calif.,  Anne Hockley, Missoula, Montana.
   Funeral services will be held Satur5day, July 1, 1989 at 11 am in the Bennion 6th Ward Chapel, 5775 2700 West.  Friends may call from 6-8 pm and Saturday one hour prior to the service.  Interment Red Memorial states under the direction of the Crandall funeral Home, Evanston, Wyoming.

[*LDS = Church of Latter Day Saints]

Draft Registration Card

Frank was drafted and inducted into the Army at Salt Lake City, UT on 1 July 1943.

Pvt Cottrell was transferred from the 19th Field Force replacement Depot to Service Company, 508th PIR on 27 May 1944.

He was promoted to Pfc on 11 August 1944.

Draft Record

Frank apparently attained the rank of SSgt before he was honorably discharged on 8 January 1946.

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