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Dawn Coleman


Dawn Coleman, 55, a resident of Nottingham Township, Wells County, passed away at 10:57 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 20, 2022 at her residence in Montpelier. She was born on Sunday, Sept. 17, 1967, in Huntington. Dawn married John Coleman on Saturday, April 09, 1994 in Portland. Dawn Attended Southern Wells High School. She worked as a CNA at care facilities. Dawn enjoyed antiquing, with a special interest of coo coo clocks and grandfather clocks. Dawn was a great mother, daughter, sister, and grandmother.

She will be sadly missed by her husband, John Coleman, Montpelier; mother, Sherry Gephart, Englewood; stepfather, Jim Gephart; son, Brandan J. Franze, Hartford City; grandchild, Sydney Franze, Hartford City; grandchild, Carrssa Franze, Hartford City; niece, Cassandra Odom, Montpelier; nephew, Zachary Gephart, Poneto; nephew, Derek Humphrey, Bluffton; nephew, Miccah Gephart, Poneto; brother, Daniel Gephart, Englewood; great-nieces and nephews, Austin Feathers, Hartford City, Kadin Duke, Jaylynn Duke, Jadin Duke, Florida; great-great-nephew, Jacob Matthews Feathers, Hartford City; and great-great-niece, Addie Mae Gephart, Poneto.

She was preceded in death by her father, Perry Phillips; sons, Perry R. Franze Coleman and Tyson E. Franze Coleman; nephew, Jacob Feathers; and sister, Hope Redmond.

Family and friends gathered to share and remember at Walker & Glancy Funeral Home 109 W Windsor Street, Montpelier on Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2022. A service to celebrate her life followed with Pastor Steve Rogers officiating. Interment took place at the Woodlawn Cemetery in Montpelier.

Arrangements were handled by Walker & Glancy Funeral Home in Montpelier.