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James Leroy Coulter

September 1, 1929 ~ May 22, 2020 (age 90)


James Leroy Coulter, 90, of Orion, passed away, Friday, May 22, 2020, at Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House.

A private graveside service will be at Western Township Cemetery.  Memorials may be made to St. Paul Lutheran Church, Orion.  Esterdahl Mortuary and Crematory, Ltd. Orion is assisting the family.

James was born on September 1, 1929, the son of Boyd and Grace (Anderson) Coulter. He married Charlotte Gustafson on October 6, 1950 in Orion, IL. James worked for Kone Elevator as an assembler for 25 years.  He was an active member of St. Paul Lutheran Church, Orion, where he enjoyed the fellowship of church activities and was an usher for 55 years.  James was a lifelong sports fan of the Chicago Cubs and Bears.

Survivors include his wife; Charlotte Coulter, Orion, children; Alan (Suzanne) Coulter-Plover, WI, Sheryl Coulter Hiatt, Moline, grandchildren; Jeremy (Brenda) Coulter, Jeff (Jenny) Coulter, Krista (Travis) Jackson, Jessica (Ryan) Gabel, 10 great grandchildren; sister; Donna (Gene) Boehm, Orion, nieces; Sandy Boehm and Suzie Randazzo.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

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