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James E. Coates

August 24, 1933 March 5, 2019
James E. Coates
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James E. Coates, 85, of Tichigan, joined his loving wife in the arms of the Lord on Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at Lakeland Healthcare Center.

Born in Wisconsin on August 24, 1933, he was the son of Harry and Daisy (nee La Plante) Coates. After James’ father passed away, his mother married James La Faun, and together they raised James. He spent his early life in Milwaukee and graduated from Juneau High School.

On May 19, 1956 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin he was united in marriage to Lavern “Lovey” Brown. Following marriage, they made Milwaukee their home until moving to Tichigan in 1972. Lavern preceded him in death on January 21, 2011.

James worked as an iron worker for GLENCO Industries. He was a member of St. Joseph’s Parish in Big Bend and Tichigan Advancement Association. He was a hunter and Packer fan, and enjoyed lake living. He was also an Arizona snow bird.

James is survived by his children, Richard (Debi) Coates, Ronald (Jodi) Coates and Steven (Mary) Coates; grandchildren, Christopher (Stefanie), Michael (Heather), Richell (Robb), Anthony (Kara), Kathryn, Samuel, Joey, Matthew, Emily, Samantha aend Karissa; and great-grandchildren, Savannah, Madison, Zoe, Charlotte, James, Reagan and Rylee. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Lovey, son Tim, daughter Wendy, and siblings Glenn and Orene.

The family would like to thank the staff at Lakeland Healthcare Center in Elkhorn for their care of James during this time.

Memorials contributions may be made to St. Joseph’s Church in Big Bend.

A Mass of Christian Burial for James will be held on Saturday March 16, 2019 at 1:00 PM at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church – S89 W22650 Milwaukee Ave. Big Bend, WI 53103. Relatives and friends may visit with the family at CHURCH from 10:00 AM until 12:45 PM.

Schuette-Daniels Funeral Home & Crematory
625 S. Browns Lake Drive
Burlington, WI 53105
(262) 763-3434
www.danielsfamilyfuneral.com


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Visitation

Saturday

16

Mar

10:00 AM 3/16/2019 10:00:00 AM - 12:45 PM 3/16/2019 12:45:00 PM
St. Joseph's Catholic Church

S89 W22650 Milwaukee Ave.
Big Bend, WI 53103

St. Joseph's Catholic Church
S89 W22650 Milwaukee Ave. Big Bend 53103 WI
United States

Service

Saturday

16

Mar

1:00 PM 3/16/2019 1:00:00 PM
St. Joseph's Catholic Church

S89 W22650 Milwaukee Ave.
Big Bend, WI 53103

St. Joseph's Catholic Church
S89 W22650 Milwaukee Ave. Big Bend 53103 WI
United States

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St. Joseph's Catholic Church

S89 W22650 Milwaukee Ave.
Big Bend, WI 53103
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