Lonnie R. Coleman, 71, a resident of Moscow, ID passed away on Monday, Nov. 23, 2020 at the Schneidmiller House in Coeur d’Alene, ID.
Lonnie was born on January 24, 1949 at Sandpoint, ID to Leslie and Ramona (Reynolds) Coleman. He attended his schooling at Coeur d’Alene, ID and later attended a year of College at North Idaho College.
Lonnie joined the United States Army in 1968 and was discharged as SP-4 in 1970. Lonnie served in Vietnam and he was also awarded the Silver Star.
He married Jackie Scott on June 3, 2005 at Spring Valley near Moscow, ID and the couple made their home at Moscow, ID.
Lonnie worked as a rock crusher operator for several years working all over the Northwest. Later Lonnie worked as the Head Painter at the Ballard Locks in the Seattle area and retired in 2003.
Lonnie enjoyed fishing, Seattle Seahawks Football. Lonnie was also a professional Boxer for two years.
Survivors include his wife Jackie (Scott, Abbott) Coleman, Moscow, ID, two sons, Shawn Coleman and Chad Coleman both of Federal Way, WA, Step son, Ted Jolley (Susanne) Othello, WA. Lonnie is also survived by 6 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at a later date in the spring of 2021.
Memorials may be given to the Potlatch Ambulance Fund or the Potlatch Fire Department, Box 63, Potlatch, ID 83855
Kramer Funeral Home of Palouse, Washington is caring for the family. On line condolences may be left at www.kramercares.com
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Potlatch Ambulance Fund
PO Box 63, Potlatch ID 83855
BOX 63, POTLATCH ID 83855