Lillie Ann Coats
Lillie Ann Coats, 91, of Springfield, passed away Monday, September 24, 2018 at Regency Care. She was born February 12, 1927 in Cornland, IL to Allen Ray and Martha Shannon Dunn. She married Paul P. Coats on February 13, 1945 and he preceded her in death on May 22, 1989.
Survivors include three children, Les Coats of New Lenox, IL, Pamela (Frank) Kruger of Springfield and Mark J. Coats of Springfield; five grandchildren, Lori Ann Keegan, Lesley Ramsey, Greg Coats, Chad Kruger and Sheri Lindner; nine great grandchildren and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her parents; spouse; siblings, Al Dunn, Eileen “Susie” Patterson; John Dunn, George Dunn and Ruth Armstrong; infant daughter, Marcia Coats and grandson, Jeffrey Coats.
Lillie was a member of West Side Christian Church. She was the Vice President of Marx Fireplaces and Lighting, with 34 years of service.
She enjoyed bowling and shopping sprees, particularly on the lookout for the latest shoes. Lillie loved to attend her grandkids sporting events and family life filled her heart.
Visitation: 4-7pm Wednesday, September 26, 2018 at Staab Funeral Home – Springfield.
Funeral Service: 10:30 am Thursday, September 27, 2018 at Staab Funeral Home – Springfield with Mike Harney officiating.
Burial will follow at Camp Butler National Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association or the American Diabetes Foundation.