Victor Coleman, age 87, of St. James, died on Thursday, July 30, 2020 at Pleasant View Good Samaritan Society in St. James.
Funeral services will be 2pm, Monday, August 3, 2020 at First Lutheran Church in St. James with Rev. Andy Hermodson-Olsen and Rev. Matthew Seegert officiating.
Burial will follow at Mt Hope Cemetery in St. James with full military honors provided by the St. James Veterans Honor Guard.
Victor Coleman, lifelong resident of St. James, passed away on July 30, 2020 at the age of 87. He is survived by his wife Marlene of 59 years, his daughters Catherine (Mark) Scholten of Mooresville, North Carolina and Christina (Ryan) Montgomery of Plymouth, MN. He has 3 grandchildren - Anna Nicole, Victoria, and Noah. He is also survived by his brother Kenneth of Truman, MN and numerous neices and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents Dan and Della Coleman, brothesr Lyle Coleman, Arnold Coleman, Norman Coleman and sisters Leila Frautnick and Elda Anderson.
Victor was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather. He was born on Dec 23, 1932. He served in the Korean War in 1953. He had his birthday on the ship coming home and then crossed the international date line and had his birthday again the next day. He was a Post Commander for the VFW. He married Marlene Baldwin on Sept 25, 1960. He was a past member of the St. James Volunteer Fire Department.
He was a skilled carpenter who remodeled and built many homes around St. James. He enjoyed hunting and fishing. In his retired years, he enjoyed gardening and socializing with friends over coffee at McDonalds
He will be deeply missed by his friends, family and all who know him
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