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Charlene F. Kotnik (nee Szatkowski)

05/26/1943 — 08/15/2020

Charlene F. Kotnik (nee Szatkowski), age 77 of Eastlake, passed away August 15, 2020 at home. She was born May 26th, 1943 in Cleveland to the late Steve and Minnie Szatkowski.

Charlene was a parishioner at St. Justin Martyr Church where she volunteered for many years. She loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.

Charlene is the loving wife for 52 years to Franklin Kotnik; dearest mother of Kevin Kotnik of Leroy Township and Joyce (Kevin) Klevins of Las Vegas, NV; beloved grandmother of Brett Kotnik, Matthew Kotnik and Helena Klevins; sister of the late Sabina Denvic; aunt of many.

The Kotnik family will receive family and friends from 9:30-10:00 AM Tuesday, August 25th, 2020 in Lambur Hall which is located in the school on the grounds of St. Justin Martyr Church, 35781 Stevens Blvd., Eastlake. A Memorial Service will follow at 10 AM Tuesday, August 25th, 2020 at Lambur Hall.

Burial to follow at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery in Seville, OH.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Jeff Monreal Funeral & Cremation Services.

Charlene F. Kotnik (nee Szatkowski) with a beautiful smile for a photo


August 25, 2020


9:30-10:00 AM


St. Justin Martyr Church

35781 Stevens Blvd., Eastlake