Sharon Coates

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  • "Sharon I will miss you"
    - Kelly Coates
  • "Shelly, Craig, Tina, May the Lord be with you in the loss..."
    - Elton Hill
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Sharon L. Coates
June 10, 1943 - October 4, 2016
Sharon L Coates, 73 of Nampa, passed away Monday October 4, 2016 at Genesis Health Care in Meridian.
Sharon was born June 10, 1943 in Junius, South Dakota to Vernon and Dorothy (Richter) Olson. She married Tommy C. "Tom" Coates on September 23, 1961. Together they had three children.
Sharon worked as a cosmetologist for a few years, started raising a family, worked at the weigh scales in Kuna and Meridian during harvest season, and later became the secretary and bookkeeper for the family business.
Sharon was a loving and devoted wife and mother. She was blessed with six grandchildren and five great grandchildren.
She is survived by daughter Shelly (Dylan) Tomlinson, son Craig (Launa) Coates, and daughter Tina (John) Shull, her sister Connie (Mike) Bledsoe, grandchildren, great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
A viewing will be held on Sunday October 9, 2016 from 4:00 to 7:00 pm at Nampa Funeral Home, Yraguen Chapel. A funeral service to honor and celebrate her life will be held Monday October 10, 2016 at 11:00 am at Nampa Funeral Home, Yraguen Chapel. Burial will follow at Kohlerlawn Cemetery in Nampa. An online guest book is available at
The family would like to thank Genesis Healthcare for treating our mom and family with the most wonderful love and care possible.

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Nampa, ID 83651
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Published in Idaho Press Tribune on Oct. 7, 2016