Max Cotterman of New Bremen, center, is shown with the people who came to his aid following a near-fatal cardiac arrest on June 4. CPR providers honored for their efforts are his son Mike Cotterman, left, his wife Vickie Cotterman and neighbors Larry Wissman and Greg Maurer. The Cottermans hope their story will encourage others to seek CPR training.
NEW BREMEN - Max Cotterman was cutting wood in his backyard on June 4 and came inside after suddenly feeling "poorly." He planned to rest and then mow the lawn. [More