Francis E. Coughlin, 92, of Antwerp, passed away Tuesday, September 3, 2019 at Paulding County Hospital.
Francis was born in Payne on July 25, 1927, a son of the late Matilda (Dittinger) and William J Coughlin.
He was a valued employee at International Harvester and then at Dooley Funeral Home. Francis never knew a stranger and was always there to lend a hand to his family and friends.
He will be sadly missed by his wife, Bonnie (Mettert) whom he married Aug. 11, 1948; children, Judy (David) McCalla, Deb (Dan) Corwin, Jim (Beth) Coughlin, Denny (Joann) Coughlin & Amy (Mitch) Wilhelm; siblings, Don (Sue) Coughlin, Evelyn (Wayne) Copsey & Pat (Mike) Young; 15 grandchildren &10 great grandchildren.
Francis was also preceded in death by his daughters, Linda Coughlin & Christine Lechleidner & siblings, Marge McNamee & Joe Coughlin.
His funeral mass is 11 AM on Friday, September 6th at Divine Mercy Catholic Church, 303 Monroe Street, Antwerp.
Viewing is Thursday, 4 - 7 pm with the rosary recited at 7 pm at Dooley Funeral Home, 202 W. River St, Antwerp.
He will be laid to rest at Scipio Cemetery, Harlan, IN
In lieu of flowers, please make a donation for masses or the donor's choice.
Fond memories may be shared at dooleyfuneralhome.com