Miles Coffin

Melcher-Dallas, IA

Miles Judson Coffin, 71, of Melcher-Dallas, Iowa, passed away Saturday, September 22, 2018, after spending the last several weeks at Perry Lutheran Homes.
Miles was born in Stockport, Iowa on April 22, 1947, attended Van Buren County High School, and spent many years with his family in Van Buren and Jefferson Counties.
Miles married Bettye (Barr) Coffin in 1968, and she survives. Miles and Bettye had two children, Miles Sheldon Coffin, now of Van Meter, Iowa and Julie Ann Smith (Coffin), of Indianola, Iowa. Over the years, Miles was involved with Farm Bureau, Eagles Lodge and the Fairfield VFW. Miles was self-employed in the construction industry, and enjoyed fishing, hunting and camping, and helping friends and neighbors with anything and everything.
Miles was preceded in death by his parents and several siblings, and is survived by sisters Bonnie, Karen and Myrna, brothers David, Russell and Steven, children Miles (Sheldon) and Julie, five grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. The family will hold a private service in remembrance of Miles.

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