Sandra Cottle Alder passed away peacefully with her daughter Teresa and daughter in law Lisa by her side. She was proceeded in death by" her Jerry", Gerald J Alder , her stillborn baby boy, parents Rex Cottle and June Cottle Morrison, step father Ern Morrison who was the father she knew, and her oldest sister Marie Bird, and youngest sister Susie Palmer.
Sandra was born to Rex Abraham Cottle and June Suzanna Bingham. She was a twin and was born second in line to her 17 min older sister Tamera Gerome. She also has one more living sister Gwen Cantwell. Sandra grew up in Ogden, Cornish and Lewiston, Utah. She graduated from North Cache High School and moved to Logan with girlfriends until she married her handsome prince Jerry Alder from Providence Utah on Sept 21, 1962 and was later sealed in the Logan Temple for time and eternity. Mom always said Never been a Mommy's girl, never been a daddies' girl , always been Jerry's Girl.
They were blessed with 3 children Zane, Teresa and Neal. They raised their family in Paris, Idaho on a cattle ranch until they move to the Young Ward ranch where dad built the perfect home that mom loved dearly. Mom was a homemaker most of her life. She was a faithful member of the Church of Jesus Christ of latter day saints where she held several callings as a counselor in Young Women's, Mom and dad held the calling together as the activities committee for ward parties for many years, they served together on a service mission at the Logan tabernacle also. She was a ministering angel to many and held that calling to the highest.
Sandra worked at Shaffer house bakery for several years which she really enjoyed. She was well liked by her coworkers and customers. She met many good friends there. Mom was so proud of "her Jerry" and supported him in racing horses for many years. She loved to sparkle and shine and some of her favorite things were: Perfume, getting all dolled up, jewelry, flowers and "her Jerry" Mom will be greatly missed but we are happy she is now reunited with "her Jerry" because the last 13 years without him have been hard for her with her many health issues she has had to face, She is survived by her Sisters Tamera Gerome of Mesquite, NV and Gwen Cantwell of Smithfield, Utah. Her children Zane (Lisa) Alder of Smithfield, Utah. Teresa (Cory) Shaffer of Tremonton Utah and Neal (Christa) Alder of Orient, OH. 8 granddaughters, 1 grandson, and 6 great grandsons, with another on the way in July, and 1 great granddaughter.
A special thanks to Autumn Care nursing facility (Toni) , Enhabit hospice(Chery) and Maple Springs rehab center for taking care of mom in her last few months. A extra special thanks to her neighbor Sammy and Jason Laird for being the best neighbors my mom every had and being such great friends to her.
A viewing will be held Thursday June 8th at Allen-Hall Mortuary 34 East Center Street. from 6:00 to 8:00 pm. A viewing will also be held June 9th from 10:30 to 11:30 am at the Young Ward Church 2394 West 2200 South, Logan Ut. Funeral services will follow at 12:00. She will be laid to rest next to" her Jerry" in the Providence Cemetery.