|Birth: ||Mar. 14, 1927|
|Death: ||Jul. 17, 2012|
Blanche E. Coon, of Cadillac, Michigan, passed away Tuesday, July 17, 2012 at her home. She was 85 years old.
Blanche was born on March 14, 1927 in Lake City, Michigan, to Claude and Nancy (McMahon) Farrell and they preceded her in death. She married Maurice D. Coon at St. Stephens Catholic Church in Lake City on July 19, 1952 and he preceded her in death in January of 1969.
Blanche had been employed at Medical Arts and at Lakeview Lutheran Manor where she worked for over 25 years. She had also volunteered at Mercy Hospital in Cadillac and was a member of St. Ann Catholic Church in Cadillac where she was active with the ladies altar society. Mrs. Coon enjoyed spending time with her children and grandchildren, bowling, going to the casino, and karaoke.
Survivors include her children, Craig (Betty) Coon of Swartz Creek, John (Melissa) Coon of Versailles, Ky., Tim (Dawn) Coon of Cadillac, Deborah Bogard of McBain, Theresa Coon (Marty Wilczynski) of Cadillac, and Kate (Tim) Slack of Cadillac; grandchildren, Spence and Ryan Slack, Gretchen and Lindsey Coon, Nick, Matt, and Mike Coon, Chris, Betsy and Travis Coon; four great-grandchildren; brothers-in-law, Robert Coon of Cadillac and Herb (Phyllis) Coon of Oregon.
In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by a daughter, Maureen K. Coon in 2000 and a son-in -law, Don Bogard in 2004; three brothers, Leo, Gene and Henry Farrell; two sisters, Dorothy Perrigo and Bethel Kuzawa.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10: a.m. on Thursday, July 19, 2012 at St. Stephen Catholic Church in Lake City with the Rev. Craig Haider as celebrant. Burial will be at Lake City Cemetery. Friends may meet the family from 5 to 8 p.m. today (Wednesday) at the Peterson Funeral Home in Cadillac, where the Rosary will be prayed at 6:30 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society. An online guestbook is available at www.petersonfh.com.
Maurice D. Coon (1926 - 1969)
Maureen K. Coon (1956 - 2000)*
Lake City Cemetery
Created by: Elizabeth & Ron
Record added: Jul 18, 2012
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