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Jo Ann Lucille (Lang) Coffman

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Coffman (Lang) Jo Ann Lucille (Lang) Coffman, died July 28, 2014. Born November 26, 1929 in Columbus, Ohio to Lucille (Klarman) and Alphonse Lang. She is preceded in death by her husband of 59 years Edmund Dean Coffman (January 2, 2012). They met on a double date, but not with each other..and they very quickly realized they had a future. Graduate of St. Mary of the Springs Academy and College. Member of St. Patrick Church. Fourth Generation family member of Lang Stone Company. Involved with numerous volunteer activities for her children through the years. She is survived by her children and grandchildren, Ann (Jim) Nash and son, Andrew James, Tim (Brenda) Coffman and daughters, Jamie Elizabeth (Justin) Douglas and Madeleine Christine, Joan (Larry) First and daughters, Lucy Lang and Katherine Coffman, Tom (Sue) Coffman, Jane (Ken) Wichman and son, Kurt James, and Lori (Andy) Palmer and daughters, Elise Marie and Abigail Elizabeth. Jo Ann was affectionately known as Oma to her grandchildren and she loved family time most of all! She leaves a robust legacy filled with duty to God and family, German work ethic, practical wisdom, affection for her Shetland Sheepdogs, and strong hugs and frequent kisses. Her friends remember Jo Ann for being a faithful pen pal with exquisite handwriting. Friends may call Thursday 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at EGAN-RYAN FUNERAL HOME, 403 E. BROAD ST, Columbus, Ohio 43215. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Rev. John Vidmar, O.P. at Our Mother of Sorrows Chapel at St. Joseph Cemetery, 6440 S. High St., Lockbourne, OH 43137-9207 Thursday at 1:30 p.m. Private burial will follow. Thank you to all at The Forum for your amazing love and compassion. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Jo Ann's name to St. Patrick Catholic Church, 280 N. Grant Ave., Columbus, OH, 43215, or to the Central Ohio , 1379 Dublin Road, Columbus, OH, 43215. Visit www.egan-ryan.com for condolences.

Published in The Columbus Dispatch from July 29 to July 30, 2014
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