Mozelle W. Coon, 91

Mozelle W. Coon, 91, of Wabash, died at 12:36 p.m., Thursday, July 21, 2016, at Miller's Merry Manor East in Wabash, where she had lived the past four years. 

She was born Nov. 8, 1924 in Wabash, to Paul and Elizabeth (Bernhardt) Weiss.

Mozelle married John W. Coon in Wabash on Oct. 24, 1947; he died June 15, 1960.  She was a 1943 graduate of Chippewa High School. She worked as a lab technician for Dr. Richard LaSalle and Dr. James Haughn's for 30 years. She attended the Wabash Friends Church, enjoyed playing cards, watching football and basketball and loved her family. 

She is survived by three daughters, Patricia A. (John) Brainard of Wabash, Pamela S. Schoen and Tyann E. Gilbert, both of Denham Springs, La.; six grandchildren, Jay R. (Kendra) Brainard, Kevin (Stephenie) Brainard, and Cory Brainard, all of Wabash, Krysta Oliszewski, John Gilbert, and Mary Gilbert, all of Denham Springs; and 11 great-grandchildren. 

She was also preceded in death by parents, grandson, Kenneth Beile, two brothers, and one sister.

Funeral services will be 10 a.m., Monday, July 25, 2016, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Avenue, Wabash, with David Phillips officiating.  Burial will be in Falls Cemetery, Wabash. Friends may call 2-4 pm, Sunday, at the funeral home.

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Posted on 2016 Jul 22