Seymour Coman

Longtime Colorado Springs resident and businessman. He started the Olive Branch Restaurant, owned and managed Royal Distributors Petroleum Equipment Company, as well as several other small businesses. Seymour was a kind gentle man of deep faith. He enjoyed involvement in Christian missions including resettling nearly 100 Asian refugees. He has been an active member of First Presbyterian Church since 1960. He served on the board of International students. Seymour was born to Morris and Esther Coman in Emporia, Kansas. He met his future wife Glenda while they were students at Emporia State University. They were married June 21, 1953. Seymour is survived by his wife Glenda, 2 daughters Marty Nunez and Shelly Gross, 2 sons Michael Coman and Ty Coman, 8 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren, and a sister Ione Luallin. He will be missed always. Services will be held on Friday, December 21, 2012 at 11:00 am at First Presbyterian Church, 219 E Bijou St, Colorado Springs, CO. In lieu of flowers, any memorial donations should be made to Young Life Campership Fund.

Published in The Gazette on Dec. 20, 2012