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Jerry Roger Coffman

November 20, 1935 - February 16, 2020
From: Spencer, IA
Jerry Roger Coffman

Jerry Roger Coffman

Born: November 20, 1935
Died: February 16, 2020
Age: 84

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Jerry Roger Coffman, the son of Jack and Florence (Mansmith) Ogle, was born November 20, 1935 in Carroll, IA.  He was raised in Arnolds Park, IA, where he attended school. Following his schooling, Roger enlisted with the United States Navy and served until his Honorable Discharge.

    Roger married Doris Schoning, to this union two sons where born, Rodney and Ryan.  Following their marriage, they made their home in Fostoria.  Roger worked at the Spencer Pack for 18 years.  He then owned and operated J.R. Cleaning Service with his son, Ryan.  He also owned and operated R.C. Jigg’s.  Roger was a member of Faith Lutheran Church in Spencer.  In his spare time, Roger enjoyed tying jigs for many years.  He was an avid outdoors man, an excellent hunter and fisher man.

     Roger’s wife, Doris passed away in 1998.  He met Shirley Lowe two years later and the two of them enjoyed doing things together for 20 years.  They met at a dance and continued dancing to old time music and loved the Waltz.

     Roger passed away on February 16, 2020 at Northshire Residence in Spencer at the age of 84.  He is preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Doris and a sister, Darlene Maranell.

          Left to cherish his memory are his fiancé, Shirley Lowe of Spencer, IA; two sons: Rodney (Audrey) Coffman of Arnolds Park, IA and Ryan Coffman of Spencer, IA; 4 grandchildren; 2 great grandchildren; his dog, Buster Brown; other relatives and friends.

Memorial Services will be held at 2:00 P.M., Saturday, February 22, 2020 at Faith Lutheran Church in Spencer.
Pastor Lee Laaveg
Honorary Casket Bearers
John Herdman
Bev Shuck
Will be held one hour prior to the Memorial Service at the Church.
"One Of These Days"

Congregational Hymns
"The Old Rugged Cross"
"What A Friend We Have In Jesus"
"Shall We Gather At The River"
"This Is My Father's World"

Organist, Denise Laaveg
Milford Cemetery
Milford, Iowa


Wednesday, February 19, 2020 at 7:51 AM
“To Rod, Ryan, Allen and Mr. Coffman's kind lady condolences. He never spoke a word to me that wasn't pleasant and I loved him. I hope his long life is some condolence. ”
- Per Clarke
Wednesday, February 19, 2020 at 7:51 AM
“Dear Rod and Audrey
We are so sorry to learn of the loss of your father. It is always difficult to say our good byes when God calls a loved one home. During this time of sorrow, may you always be aware of God's abiding love and mercy, until the time when you are reunited with your family members once again. With deepest sympathy-Tom and Mary Galik”
- Mary Galik
Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at 9:06 PM
“Rod & Ryan
sorry to hear about the loss of your Dad, our thoughts and prayers are with you and your families at this time of sadness....always remember the good times...”
- Rhonda & Steve (goobe) Essick
Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at 12:24 PM
“I am so sorry to hear about Roger. I had gotten to know him when I worked at the Spencer Truckstop. He would always stop n for coffee and a visit. My thoughts are with your family! He was a great guy!!”
- Lori Raska
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