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Mann Coffman, 62, a native of Elkhart,
1901 had been a resident of Vineland,
at her home last Saturday, and burial took place at Vineland on
was attended by a number of relatives from Elkhart
Coffman was the wife of Bishop Samuel Frederick Coffman, also a former
of Elkhart. They went to Vineland in 1901, shortly after their
beside the husband, who is head of the Mennonite Church in his
the following children: John, now a student at Goshen college; Barbara,
a librarian at that college four years prior to her return to Vineland
Christmas because of ill health; Ellen, now in nurses' training at the
Mennonite hospital at La Junta, Colo., and Lena and David at the
home. There also survive the following
brothers and sisters: Rufus K. Mann of Comins,
Mich., Mrs. B. B. King of Elida,
Ohio, and George Mann, Mrs. A. E.
all of Elkhart.
Mrs. Stauffer, Mr. and Mrs. Miller, Mr. and Mrs. Mahlon David, Mrs.
Berkey, Mrs. Saloma Mann, Mr. and Mrs. George Mann, Mrs. Levi Mann and
Earl Mann, all of Elkhart,
attended the funeral.
Coffman, who was the daughter of Christopher and Magdalena Mann, was
1, 1873, in Elkhart. She lived here until young womanhood, and
then went to Chicago
to be a worker in a Mennonite mission, with which she was connected up
time of her marriage to Mr. Coffman.
The Elkhart Truth, (Indiana)
by: Mona Mann
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