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Date of Birth: May 31, 1938

Date of Death: August 31, 2023

Leola (Lee) Coon, age 85 of Sun City West, AZ, formerly of Kenosha, WI passed away on Thursday August 31, 2023. Lee was born on May 31, 1938 in Wilton, WI to the late Alvin Beltz and Hazel (Beltz) Domenk. She was the eldest of five siblings three preceded her in death, Carole (James)Walker, Gene Beltz, Betty Passarelli and one surviving Terry Traina. Lee moved to Kenosha, WI when she was a young child and graduated from Bradford High School. Lee married William (Bill) Coon on October 19, 1957 and had two children. She leaves behind her husband Bill of 66 years, son Bill Jr. (Ann) Coon and daughter Vicky (Brian) Smith. Along with her six grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren; Carissa (Patrick) Hidder, Bill (Emma) Coon, Gus (Dana) Coon, Sabrina (Jeremy) Graham, Kristy Lee (Kyle) Vavra, Paige Smith. Her great grandchildren, Aubrey and Austin Vavra, Ty Harper, Tatum and Justin Graham, Charlotte and Theo Hidder. Prior to her retirement Lee was an office manager for 30 years at CJW Inc. Lee enjoyed bowling and was very competitive, earning a spot in the bowling hall of fame. Lee volunteered her time and skills as Treasurer of the Wisconsin Club in Sun City West for 20 years. She was also a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Church. She enjoyed golfing, casinos, playing card games and dominos. Spending time with friends and family is what she valued and cherished most. She was a loving and caring person, devoted wife, mother and friend always thinking of others first. "To know her was to love her."

Service Information

Services will be held at Our Lady of the Lourdes Church, 19002 N. 128th Avenue, Sun City West, AZ 85375 on September 15th at 10am.


In lieu of flowers, contributions to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital ( ).