Archive for Wednesday, July 28, 2004

Obituary: Erman R. Coulter

1920-2004

July 28, 2004

Graveside services for Erman R. Coulter, 84, Tonganoxie, were Monday, July 26, 2004, at Mount Pleasant Cemetery in Hartsburg, Mo.

Mr. Coulter died Wednesday, July 21, 2004, at his home. He was born July 8, 1920, in Jefferson City, Mo., the son of George and Susie Dearing Coulter.

He had lived in the Kansas City area since 1957. He worked for the Missouri Pacific Railroad for 18 years before working as a pipefitter for Owens Corning Fiberglass for 15 years, retiring in 1980. He was a deacon at the New Hope Baptist Church in Kansas City, Kan.

Mr. Coulter was a Navy veteran of World War II. He was a member of the Pipefitters Local 533 and the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 111.

Survivors include his wife of 65 years, Mae Coulter, of the home; two sons, Larry Coulter, Tonganoxie, and Carl Coulter, Osklaoosa; two daughters, Linda Sparks, Overland Park, and Sheryl Turner, Basehor; two sisters, Bessie Dean Vivion, Jefferson City, Mo., and Peggy Bryant Lohman, Mo.; eight grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. A grandson, Jerry Ray Coulter, died earlier.

The family suggests memorial contributions to K.C. Hospice.

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