Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Coateses in:
 • Holton Cemetery
 • Holton
 • Jackson County
 • Kansas
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial!
Melvin Frank Coates
Learn about removing the ads from this memorial...
Birth: Sep. 12, 1909
Jewell County
Kansas, USA
Death: Oct. 30, 1994
Kansas, USA

Melvin Coates

HORTON----Melvin F. Coates, 85, of Horton, formerly of Netawaka, died Sunday, Oct. 30, 1994 at an Atchison hospital.

He was born Sept. 12, 1909 in Jewell County, Kansas, the son of Frank and Lydia Long Coates. He had lived in Horton for a year, having previously lived in Netawaka for 61 years. He also lived in Superior, Neb., for a year.

Mr. Coates worked as a carpenter in Topeka for 22 years. He also ran his own mechanic shop at his home in Netawaka for many years. He was a past member of the Superior Presbyterian Church in Superior, Neb.

He was married to Lennie F. Wofe on Feb. 8, 1932 in Holton. She survives.

Other survivors include three daughters, Phyllis Cummings of Walterboro, South Carolina, Janis Swain of Decater, Ala., and Beverly Trundle of Hiawatha; 17 grandchildren. He was Preceded in death by a daughter, June Hall, in August of 1993.

Services for Mr. Coates will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday Nov. 2, 1994, at the Mercer Funeral Home in Holton. Burial will be in the Holton Cemetery. The family will meet with friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesday evening at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be given to the American Heart Association, in care of the Whiting Bank, 66552
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Frank Melvin Coates (1869 - 1962)
  Lydia B Long Coates (1868 - 1932)
 
 Spouse:
  Lennie F Wolfe Coates (1914 - 1997)*
 
 Siblings:
  Glenna E Coates Hines (1891 - 1975)*
  Verda Mae Coates Richards (1896 - 1959)*
  Iva Belle Coates Ackley (1899 - 1985)*
  Melvin Frank Coates (1909 - 1994)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Holton Cemetery
Holton
Jackson County
Kansas, USA
Plot: Section K
GPS (lat/lon): 39.46261, -95.75822
 
Created by: Helen Wilson
Record added: Jan 22, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 103994379
Melvin Frank Coates
Added by: Thomas Mick
 
Melvin Frank Coates
Cemetery Photo
Added by: Thomas Mick
 
 
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

 
 
 Advertisement

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service