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Loretta Catherine Coffman

December 3, 1925 — August 10, 2015

Loretta Catherine Coffman

Loretta C. Coffman, age 89 of Jefferson City, formerly of Linn, passed away on Monday, August 10, 2015, at Golden Living Center in Jefferson City.

Loretta was born December 3, 1925, in Linn, a daughter to the late Rainhart "Rainey" and Gertrude (Vossen) Schaefer.

Loretta was a 1944 graduate of Linn High School.

On October 10, 1964, she was united in marriage to James Edward Coffman, Jr. in St. Louis. He preceded her in death on November 2, 1985.

In addition to being a homemaker, Loretta worked as a bookkeeper at a bank.

Loretta was a member of St. Stanislaus Catholic Church in Wardsville and the Red Hatters Club.

She enjoyed watching soap operas, collecting rock babies, and had worked as a volunteer at St. Mary's Hospital as well as a volunteer "Class Grandma" at Immaculate Conception School in Loose Creek.

Loretta is survived by: two grandchildren, James "Jimmy" Coffman, IV of Jefferson City and Sarah Coffman of Jefferson City; four great grandchildren, Kaelyn and Treysen Coffman, and Peyton and Kyler Stark; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and spouse of 21 years, Loretta was preceded in death by: one son, James Coffman, III; one daughter, Barbara Heriford; three brothers, Bill, Joe and Herbert Schaefer; one sister, Leona Bret and an infant sister.

Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 13, 2015, at Morton Chapel in Linn.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, August 14, 2015, at St. George Catholic Church in Linn with Fr. I.C. Medina as the Celebrant. Interment will be in the Steelville Cemetery in Steelville.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Alzheimer's Association.


Thursday, August 13, 2015
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Morton Chapel
911 E. Main St.
Linn, Missouri 65051-9781

Mass of Christian Burial

Friday, August 14, 2015
10:00 AM

St George Catholic Church
611 E. Main St
Linn, MO 65051

Graveside Service

Friday, August 14, 2015
2:00 PM

Steelville Cemetery

Steelville, MO 65565

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