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“From Coffin,s to Bayshore, it was a good trip. Terry will be missed. ”
1 of 11 | Posted by: Joan & Chuck Yatsko - Valparaiso, IN

“Sad to hear of the dismay That Mr.Coffinendured. His name will not be forgotten. ”
2 of 11 | Posted by: Jake Enard - Monticello, IN

“To our family and friends thank you for your love and support. I am heartbroken to loose my Daddy. To wake up and realize I will not hear his wise...Read More »
3 of 11 | Posted by: Judy Jordan - Carlsbad, CA

“Had the honor of serving with Terry while in Vietnam. He was our corpsman and a great guy with whom to go on patrol. He enjoyed a great sense of...Read More »
4 of 11 | Posted by: Ed Rowland - The Villages, FL

“May God be with this family in their time of need Rip Terry ”
5 of 11 | Posted by: Ralph Hamilton - DeMotte, IN

“We are so sorry for your loss of Terry. ”
6 of 11 | Posted by: Bill & Judy Lueder

“Mr. Coffin will always be considered a HERO for serving our country during a time when fighting for freedom was essential. You fought in one of the...Read More »
7 of 11 | Posted by: Laura Christy

“Flooded with memories of great times at Coffin's Shady Beach Resort with a wonderful man who was kind to everyone. Glad we got to see him on his...Read More »
8 of 11 | Posted by: Ed Korpella - Crown Point, IN

“Terry was an amazing person my life is truly blessed for knowing him he will be missed by all those whos lives he touched by his kindness and careing...Read More »
9 of 11 | Posted by: Chad Brown - Brookston, IN

“A Navy Corpsman, that should have been a Marine. We did 2 recon patrols together, and I will remember Terry forever. It was a good time, on our twice...Read More »
10 of 11 | Posted by: Michael Hartman - Plover, WI

“Though I grieve for our family loss. I rejoice that my brother is over his suffering. He is now in heaven with our mother and all our relatives and...Read More »
11 of 11 | Posted by: Larry and Sue Coffin - AZ


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Terry L. Coffin, age 72, of Monticello, formerly of Cedar Lake, passed away December 5, 2017. He is survived by his children, Bill Coffin, Lily Sandoval, Judith (Rob) Jordan, Jacqueline (Shawn Smith) Coffin, and Angelique (Jeff) Cowan; eleven grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Terry was preceded in death by his wife, Jacquelyn and his mother, Betty Lou Coffin.

Friends may greet the family on Thursday, December 7, 2017 from 4 pm to 7 pm at Burdan Funeral Home, 12901 Wicker Ave. (corner of US 41 and 129th Ave,) Cedar Lake. A memorial service will take place on Thursday at 6:30 pm at the Burdan Funeral Home Chapel.

Terry was a proud veteran of the Viet Nam conflict having received the Purple Heart medal, He was the owner of Bay Side Resort in Monticello and the former owner of Coffin's Shady Beach Resort in Cedar Lake. He will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.