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Evelyn Sue Coughlin

d. June 2, 2020

Evelyn Sue Coughlin

Evelyn Sue Coughlin, 82, of Payne passed away at Heritage Park Healthcare in Fort Wayne Indiana on June 2, 2020 after a long battle with Alzheimer’s.  Her relatives and friends knew her as E. Sue or Sue.

She was born in Hicksville, Ohio on January 11, 1938 to Forrest and Helen (Derck) Blalock.  She graduated from Hicksville High School in 1956.  On September 16, 1957, she married Donald (Don) James Coughlin.  They built a house in Payne, where they raised their family and lived for over 58 years.  Sue was a homemaker but also worked for many years as a bookkeeper at a variety of companies in Paulding County.

She is survived by her husband Don of 62 years, who lived with her at Heritage Park; her children Garry (Connie Frustere) Coughlin of Mentor, Ohio, Brian (Lynette) Coughlin of Leo, Indiana, and Lisa (Barry) Rosen of Toledo, Ohio; her grandchildren Ryan, Adam, Justin, Allison, Kaitlyn, Alex, Stevie, and Benny; and her great grandchildren Carter and Conner.

She was proceeded in death by her parents and her brother Lynn (Judy) Blalock.

She was a member of Divine Mercy Parish in Payne. She enjoyed many activities over the years such as gardening, sewing, cooking, music, playing cards, and visiting family and friends.  In her younger years, she was a 4H and Girl Scout leader. She will be remembered as a loving wife and mother, devoted member of her church, and a friend to all those who knew her.

Graveside services will be held on Saturday, June 6, 2020 at 12 noon at the St. John the Baptist Catholic Cemetery, 4700 Ohio 500, Payne with Deacon David Jordan officiating. 

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be mailed directly to Divine Mercy Catholic Church 417 N. Main Street, Paulding, Ohio 45879.

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