Taunya Lynn (Young) Cotterman, 53, of Osceola, MO, passed away on January 27, 2018. A graveside service will be at 10:30 AM on Friday, February 9, 2018 at the Lee’s Summit Cemetery in Lee’s Summit, MO. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the American Cancer Society in memory of Taunya.
Taunya was born on August 27, 1964 in Kansas City, Missouri to John William and Sharon Lucille (Grensing) Young. She was a lifelong resident of Lee’s Summit and the surrounding areas. She graduated from Lee’s Summit High School. She worked for Stahl’s Manufacturing in Holden, Missouri for many years. Taunya enjoyed interior painting and decorating, refinishing furniture, and enjoyed hanging out with her family and friends.
Taunya is preceded in death by her father, John William Young; brother, John Roy Young; and aunt and uncle, Robert and Irene James. She is survived by her mother and stepfather, Sharon and Dennis DeBrabander; daughters, Codie Young and Mallory (Gabby) Young; granddaughters, Bailey and Moriah Young; sisters, Joella Pratt and Nicole DeBrabander; life partner, Danny Eastland; and many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins.