top banner

Obituary Listings

Kathryn A. Cottingham

December 11, 1927 April 3, 2021
Kathryn A. Cottingham
There are condolences waiting approval on Kathryn's Tribute wall

Plant a tree in memory of Kathryn

An environmentally friendly option
Obituary for Kathryn A. Cottingham
Kathryn A. Cottingham, 93, of Pekin, IL passed away Saturday, April 3, 2021 at her residence.

She was born December 11, 1927 in Tamalco, IL to George and Anna Mogga Hartnett.

She married Woodrow Cottingham July 1, 1946 in Carrolton, IL; he preceded her in death August 16, 1986. Her parents; brother, Robert Hartnett and grandson, Alan Matheny also preceded her in death.

She is survived by her children, Bernice Hartman, Raymond (Walter Ogle) Cottingham, Lora (William) Craig, Roy Cottingham; grandchildren, Ryan Craig, Jason Craig, Nathan (fiancée, Jenny Measheaw) Craig, John Matheny, Anita (Kris Crotz) Matheny, Joanna Matheny; five great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren.

Kathryn graduated from Pekin Community High School. She was a longtime member of 1st Assembly of God Church in Pekin where she was a longtime Sunday School Secretary, Missionette Leader and former officer and member of Assembly of God Women’s Ministries. She also attended Pekin Lighthouse Church of God. Kathryn was a former member of Home Extension and she enjoyed sewing and baking.

A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, April 7, 2021 at Lakeside Cemetery in Pekin. Pastor Rick Hill will officiate.

Memorials may be made to Pekin Boys & Girls Club or Pekin YWCA in her name.

The family has entrusted Abts Mortuary in Pekin with arrangements. Online condolences may be made at
Read More

To plant a tree in memory of Kathryn A. Cottingham, visit the Tribute Store.


Create new album
Subscribe To Obituaries


We appreciate your support
In accordance with the wishes of the family, this
message has been declined.