Coleman Ernest Scott

Coleman Ernest Scott

Birth
Baroda, Berrien County, Michigan, USA
Death 4 Nov 2013 (aged 93)
Niles, Berrien County, Michigan, USA
Burial Niles, Cass County, Michigan, USA
Memorial ID 121167974 · View Source
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Jan. 5, 1920 - Nov. 4, 2013
NILES - Coleman Ernest Scott, 93 years old, of Niles, passed to his rest on Monday, November 4, 2013 at his home after a brief illness. Coleman was born January 5, 1920 in Baroda, Michigan, the son of Charles Henry and Alta Janet (Andrews) Scott. He has lived in this area all of his life. Coleman retired in 1982 as a welder for National Standard Co. of Niles. He was a member of the Hope Community Church and a member of its 'Men's Breakfast Group', which met once a month, at the church. He also was a member of the Niles American Legion, Post 26. Coleman was in the US Army during WW II, having served in the Asiatic-Pacific Theatre, with 2 bronze battle stars; also in the Philippine Liberation with 1 bronze battle star, and 5 overseas service bars. Coleman was married February 4, 1942 in St. Joseph Michigan to Catherine M. Wogoman, who survives with two sons; Gerald Ernest (Gae) Scott of Casper, WY and John Leslie (Kathy) Scott of Union, MI. There are 12 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandchild. Also surviving are two sisters; Della (John) Copin and Alice Funnell, both of Florida. The family who has passed is: one son, Kenneth Allen Scott, his parents, and three brothers, Donald, Albert, and Louis Scott. Family and friends may gather on Wednesday, November 6, 2013 from 5:00-7:00 PM at the Paul E. Mayhew Funeral Home, 26863 West Main St. (US-12), in Edwardsburg. The Service of Remembrance will be Friday, November 8, 2013 at 10:00 AM at Coleman's church, the Hope Community Church, 2390 Lake Street, Niles, where all may gather beginning at 9:00 AM. Interment will take place at Mission Hills Memorial Gardens, 61453 M-51, North of Niles. The United States Army Honor Guard will play TAPS and fold the American flag. Memorial donations may be made to Hospice at Home, 4025 Health Park Lane, St. Joseph, Michigan 49085. Arrangements are by the Paul E. Mayhew Funeral Home, Edwardsburg, Michigan.


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  • Created by: C & Y Zinn-Haines
  • Added: 3 Dec 2013
  • Find a Grave Memorial 121167974
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Coleman Ernest Scott (5 Jan 1920–4 Nov 2013), Find a Grave Memorial no. 121167974, citing Mission Hills Memorial Gardens, Niles, Cass County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by C & Y Zinn-Haines (contributor 47043207) Unknown.