ELKHART – Geraldine A. “Jerry,” Coen, 73, died Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013, at Morton County Hospital in Elkhart.
She was born May 31, 1940, the daughter of Millard and Francis (Boloslawski) Meredith, in New Castle, Del.
She went to catholic school in Wilminton, Del.
She loved to garden, anything to do with plants, play the piano and don’t forget her never ending lists.
She married Kelvin D. Coen Oct. 25, 1957, in Elkton, Maryland. He preceded her in death.
Survivors include her mother, Mrs. Francis Meredith; son, Tim Coen and wife, Debbie; two daughters, Teresa Overpeck and husband, Don, Cindy Ewing and husband, Allen; brother, Lawrence Meredith and wife, Donna; daughter-in-law, Vickie Coen; brother-in-law, Donald Coen; sister-in-law, Jean Coen; grandchildren, Wendy Archer and husband, Michael, Brandon Coen and wife, Jessica, Heather LaFond and husband, Jonathon, Wesley Coen and wife, Courtney, Mandy LaRue and husband, Jeff, Kimberly Mostrom and husband, Travis, Kayla Foster and husband, Casey, Dwayne Ewing, Ashley Ewing and wife, Karli, Micheal Coen; and 17 great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by her father, Millard Meredith; and son, Lawrence Eugene “Gene” Coen.
• Graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Elkhart Cemetery, with Pastor Keith Davis presiding.
Friends may call today from 2 until 8 p.m. at Garnand Funeral Home in Elkhart.
Memorials are suggested to the Kansas Crippled Children, Kansas Special Olympics or the Relay for Life in care of Garnand Funeral Home, PO Box 854, Elkhart, KS 67950.