Obituary:Dan A. Coe
Dan A. Coe, 99, of Tonasket, passed away Oct. 1, 2012. He was born March 19, 1913, in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, to Ernest and Sadie (Wallace) Coe. Dan was raised in Omak and graduated from Omak High School in 1933. He married Corinne L. Holbrook Jan. 19, 1942.
Dan started his career as a Washington state game warden and later served as foreman for Agro Minerals in Tonasket. Later in life, he operated a saw sharpening and small engine repair shop at his own home. He enjoyed target practicing sessions with his grandkids, woodworking in his shop, and watching bull-riding and western movies on television.
Dan is survived by his daughter, Bette Brattain of Wenatchee; and son, Daniel Coe of Tonasket. Other survivors include four grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren: Paul (Wendy) Brattain of Lacey and their two children: Lexi and Alaine; Catherine (Todd) Melton of Wenatchee and their two children: Gage and Grace; Ryan (Jennifer) Coe of Kennewick and their two children: Garrett and Kenzie; and Aaron (Desirae) Coe of Tonasket and their two children: Karsen and Savannah.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 62 years, Corinne; his parents; one sister; and two brothers.
Private family inurnment will take place at a later date.
Precht-Harrison-Nearents Chapel and the Okanogan County Crematory of Okanogan are caring for arrangements.