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“So sorry to hear of your loss Pam. Thinking of you ”
1 of 6 | Posted by: Christina Schreiber - Cedar Lake, IN

“I am so sorry for your loss, but rejoicing with you that Heaven is real! Merritt is standing tall and all cares are gone! It's not "Good-bye", but ...Read More »
2 of 6 | Posted by: Cynthia Sloan, CNA WITTENBERG.

“As a nurse taking care of Merrit Coffin, knowing his pain and torment, beyond that was a loving man with a beautiful smile, adorable sense of humor...Read More »
3 of 6 | Posted by: Dolores DeWitt - Cedar Lake, IN

“My condolences to the family. Although it is a difficult time for the family, some feel it helps lessen the pain by keeping close in mind and heart...Read More »
4 of 6 | Posted by: NRM - MD

“Prayers to the Coffin family during this difficult time. It was a pleasure to know Merritt and his fun loving ways. You will be missed. ”
5 of 6 | Posted by: Shelly WRd - Cedar Lake, IN

“I am saddened to hear about Merrit's passing.He was a profound piece of Cedar Lake's history.His family was wonderful to know.Pam, your Zoey made us...Read More »
6 of 6 | Posted by: Melissa Semrau - Lowell, IN


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Merritt O. Coffin, age 92, of Cedar Lake passed away Monday, January 22, 2018. He is survived by his children, Dian Goff, Larry (Sue) Coffin, and Pam (Chuck) Kouder; 11 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; 5 great-great grandchildren; and sister, Mylene Hollar. Preceded in death by his wife, Betty Lou; son, Terry (Jackie) Coffin; granddaughter, Stephanie Goff; and great-granddaughter, Kaylie Goff.
Friends may meet with the family on Friday, January 26, 2018 from 3 to 8 pm at Burdan Funeral Home 12901 Wicker Ave, Cedar Lake, IN. A memorial service will be held Saturday, January 27, 2018 at 10:30 am at Southlake Christian Church 501 Pratt St, Crown Point, IN., with Pastor Perry McLemore officiating.
Merritt was the former owner of Coffin Shady Beach Resort and C.L. Vending both in Cedar Lake. He will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.