Johnny Cottrell

Granite City | Wednesday, March 9 2022 |

Johnny Lee Cottrell, 66, of Granite City, IL died on Wednesday, March 9, 2022, at his home in Granite City, IL.

He was born on January 13, 1956, in Granite City, IL to Richard and Hilda (Collins) Cottrell.

Johnny married Mindy Krug in Granite City, IL on July 2, 1976.

The loving husband, father, and PaPaw was a member of the Granite City Moose Lodge and a member of the Granite City Masonic Lodge.  He enjoyed music and spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.

Johnny is survived by his wife, parents, a daughter, Jamie (Sean) Lakatos of Granite City, IL; a son, Wes (Emily) Cottrell of Edwardsville, IL; 4 grandchildren:  Colin Lakatos, Wyatt Cottrell, Brynna Cottrell, and Ozias Lakatos and 2 brothers:  Tom Cottrell of Granite City, IL and Jim (Martha) Cottrell of Granite City, IL and a beloved niece and nephews.

Johnny is preceded in death by his sister-in-law, Tracie Cottrell, and his cousin and best friend, Ed Smith.

A memorial visitation will be held from 1:00 p.m. until the time of service at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 19, 2022, at Wojstrom Funeral Home & Crematory in Granite City, IL.

Online guestbook and obituary available at

Obit Provided By:
Wojstrom Funeral Home & Crematory Inc

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