Robert Kotterman

Robert S. Kotterman

1937 - 2022

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Obituary of Robert S. Kotterman

Robert S. Kotterman, 85, of Howell passed away at home on Friday, July 15, 2022. He was born in Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan, and had lived in Freehold Township before settling to Howell in 2009. Robert worked as a math teacher for Tottenville High School for the New York City Board of Education. In his retirement he taught at Brookdale Community College. He enjoyed playing tennis, coaching and playing Basketball, skiing, and golfing. Robert also found joy singing, which led him to join a Barber Shop group and the Church Choir at Ardena Baptist Church, where he also served as a Deacon.

He was predeceased by his sister, Frances Schumann. Robert is survived by his beloved wife of 57 years, Lola Kotterman of Freehold; children, Jeff Kotterman and his wife, Tina of San Diego and Jean Kotterman-Mumau of Old Bridge; and five grandchildren, Kaetlyn Kotterman, Noah Kotterman, Nathaniel Mumau, Ben Mumau, and Amanda Mumau.

All arrangements are private and under the direction of the Clayton & McGirr Funeral Home, Freehold Township. For those who desire, memorial contributions may be made to Ardena Baptist Church, 593 Adelphia Road, Freehold, NJ 07728. For information or to leave a condolence message to the family, please visit