Patricia Mae “Pat” Coffman
Patricia Mae “Pat” Coffman, age 86, of Golden, Missouri, passed away Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at Cassville Health and Rehabilitation Center in Cassville.
She was born September 4, 1933 in St. Louis, Missouri the daughter of Roy Leon and Ida Mae (Howard) Arnold. On June 3, 1955 in University City, Missouri she was united in marriage to John D. Coffman, who preceded her in death on July 9, 1999. Also preceding her in death were her parents; one son, Daniel William Coffman and one brother, Roy Leon Arnold, Jr.
Surviving are three sons, John Donaldson Coffman, Jr. and his wife Marci of Dittman, Missouri, Scott Arnold Coffman of Nebraska and Michael Edward Coffman and his wife Tammy of Carlsbad, California; a brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Ralph and Jane Edwards of Chesterfield, Missouri and several grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Pat received her education in Webster Groves, Missouri and received her Master’s degree at Washington University in St. Louis. For several years she taught Spanish and Physical Education in schools in the City of St. Louis and Hazelwood, Missouri. In 1997 she moved from New Jersey to Golden to make her home. She was a member of Trinity Presbyterian Church in Shell Knob. Her great joy in life were her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Memorial services will be held at 1:00 P.M. Saturday, March 21, 2020 at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 24596 Highway 39, Shell Knob, Missouri. Reverend Dr. Peggy Jo Wobbema will conduct the services. Cremation arrangements are under direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Shell Knob.
Contributions may be made to Haven of the Ozarks or any local organization of choice in memory of Pat.
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