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Gene Coon

February 26, 1938 - October 03, 2018

Private family services will be held.


Boulger Funeral Home

Gene Coon

February 26, 1938 - October 03, 2018


Gene R. Coon was born on February 26, 1938, the son of Gerald and Ruth Coon, in Des Moines, IA.

The family moved to Casper, Wyoming is 1954, and in 1955 they moved to Mandan, North Dakota, where Gene grew up. He worked briefly at a local radio station as a DJ.

Gene and JoAnn were married for 60 years. Gene worked at AAA for 35 years as a Senior Vice President in the travel department. This gave them the opportunity to travel all across Europe. For 14 years, Gene & JoAnn spent weekends on their Sea Ray Cabin Cruiser.

Gene is survived by his loving wife, JoAnn; and family members – Carmen and daughter, Megan of Fargo; Kim Coon of Fonda, IA and son, Michael Coon and daughter, Skyler of Fargo; son Gene “Buddy” (Carla) Coon and their children, Hannah, Jesse, Jael, Gabriel, Uriel, and Tova all of Fonda, IA.


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5 responses to “Gene Coon”

  1. Barbara Asmus Danielson says:

    Carmen and Family
    My thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. Hold your memories close to your heart.
    God be with you all.

  2. Karl E. Rekow Ellendale, ND says:

    I Served in the ND Jaycees with Gene in the 1960’s and happened to see the death notice in the Thursday paper. It was a fun and growing time in Jaycees, I still keep up with several friends from those days.
    My birth date happens to be 2-23-37.
    My sympathy to the family for a life well lived,
    Karl Rekow

  3. Jeff Bowman says:

    I am so sorry to hear about this. His son Buddy & I grew knowing each other’s father, so I had a chance to know him. I’m sure he will be missed.

  4. Steven J. Adkins says:

    Buddy.. I sure am sorry to hear of this.. Your Dad was an amazing man! My prayers go out to you Carmen.. Kim.. and your Mom Joann.. Bless you All.

  5. Carole Hough (Staats) says:

    I’m so sorry that I Did not know my cousin Gene passed away We , my brother Don and I had so much fun as kids. His sister Nancy told me. Love Carole and Larry Hough. Please call me 7195644186 In Colorado

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