Submitted by:  Lois E. Branch


Name: John L. Coates
Date of Obit: May 1947
Born: not given
Died: May 6, 1947, at the age of 60
Parents: not given, native of Lake Fork, Logan County, IL
Married: Clara Ruemmelin who worked for the Illinois Department of Commerce
Survivors: widow Clara of Springfield, sister Bessie Duncan of Decatur, brothers James, Charles and Paul H. Coates, all of Lake Fork
Funeral: Bisch Memorial Home, Springfield, IL
Burial: Carlyle Cemetery, near Lake Fork, IL
Other: Clerk in the State Auditor's Office at time of death, previously worked for the Illinois Central Railroad