Austin Delone Cottam


Austin Delone Cottam, 72 years old of Malad Idaho, passed away on Oct 26th in Malad. He was born in Mcminnville Oregon and moved to Stone Idaho area as a child. He lived in many places in 4 states but always called Malad and Stone his home.

He enjoyed playing sports in school, joined the US Coast Guard shortly after. He married Cheryl Marie Foster on Nov. 27th 1965. After divorcing in 1980 he Remarried Linda Griffith and Mary Margret Blaine until her passing.

In life he enjoyed the outdoors, hunting, fishing, anything with horses and most of all being with family and friends while he enjoyed life. His laugh was contagious and you would hear it often.

Be kind to strangers, respect your elders and all people until proven otherwise. He loved and provided for his family and wanted to live out his days near them in Malad.

He is survived by his son Austin Kie Cottam. He was proceeded in death by his parents William Ross Cottam and Clara Tibbitts Cottam, sisters Zelda Funk, Gwenivere Hatch, Emma Jean Waldron and brothers Keith Cottam, Jay L Cottam and Lamon Neil Cottam.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, November 2 at 11 a.m. in the Horsley Funeral Home. Friends may visit with the family fro on hour prior to the service. Burial will follow in the Snowville Cemetery.

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