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Michael D. Coleman

Thursday, July 1, 2010

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Services for Michael D. Coleman will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, July 1, at First United Methodist Church in Emmetsburg.

Interment will take place in Evergreen Cemetery in Emmetsburg.

Military graveside rites will be conducted by VFW Post 2295 of Emmetsburg.

Michael Dean Coleman, son of Harold "Gene" and Nola (Carlson) Coleman, was born Sept. 25, 1956, in Emmetsburg. Mike attended school in Emmetsburg and enlisted in the United States Navy in 1974.

On Jan. 15, 1976, Mike was united in marriage to Ruth Spiker in Emmetsburg.

After returning from the service, Mike was employed at Spencer Municipal Utilities, where he has worked for 34 years.

Mike passed away Sunday, June 27, 2010, at the Spencer Municipal Hospital at the age of 53.

He was preceded in death by his brother, Mark; his parents; and his mother-in-law and father-in-law.

He is survived by his wife, Ruth of Greenville; his daughters: Kathy Adams of Humboldt, Iowa, Kim Coleman of Sioux Falls, S.D., and Karen Baartman of Dickens; five grandchildren: Mason, Tasha, Whitney, Ethan and Emma; his brothers: Randy Coleman of Washington, Iowa, Joe Coleman of Sioux Falls and Tim Coleman of Spencer.

Arrangements are being handled by Martin-Mattice Funeral Home.