Ellen Lavonne Coleman

Ellen Lavonne Coleman

Ellen Lavonne Coleman

Cedar Rapids

Ellen Lavonne Coleman, 74, of Cedar Rapids, passed away Friday, Feb. 10, 2023, at her home in Cedar Rapids. Stewart Baxter Funeral & Memorial Services of Cedar Rapids are caring for Ellen’s family.

Ellen is survived by her husband, Lee; three daughters, Shannon (Thomas) Thacker of Hugo, Okla., Misty (Jeff) Elliff of Oxford, Tia (Chris) Kohrt of Tiffin; eight grandchildren, Jake, Brandon, Zach, Kaitlin, Nathan, Audrey, Chase, Lila; seven great-grandchildren; four brothers, Chuck, George, Rick, Carl.

Ellen Coleman, the daughter of Emily Beck Sundberg, was born Nov. 20, 1948, in Ohio. Ellen was united in marriage to Lee Coleman on Nov. 23, 1981. The couple made their home in Cedar Rapids. Ellen worked as a dog-groomer and mother and also retired from Rockwell Collins in Cedar Rapids. She enjoyed reading, dancing, oldies music and was big animal lover. Ellen loved spending time with her family, but she also had a very special place in her life for her pet dogs, Sassy and Rocky.

She was preceded in death by mother, Emily Beck; son, John Stern; and grandmother, Pearly Skinner.

Please share your support and memories with Ellen’s family on her Tribute Wall at www.stewartbaxter.com under Obituaries.

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