Dorothy Coburn

March 17, 2008

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202 W. Maple Street Willard OH 44890 3/20/2008 17:00:00

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3/17/2008 18:00:00

202 W. Maple Street Willard OH 44890 3/21/2008 10:30:00

Dorothy “Dotty” Irene Coburn, age 79, resident of Willard, passed away on Monday, March 17, 2008 at the Riverside Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. She was born on August 29, 1928 in Akron, Ohio to the late George C. & Erma A. (Rothman) Rager, and has lived most of her life in Willard. She retired as a secretary from the Pioneer Rubber Co. and MAPA in Willard, after 40 years of service. She was a member of the Grace United Methodist Church in Willard and the Eastern Star. She enjoyed the craft of needle point, reading and most of all her family and friends.
She is survived by her husband, William “Bill” R. Coburn, whom she wed on Sept. 17, 1947; her son and daughter-in-law, Paul R. & Suzie Coburn of Newburgh, IN; daughter and son-in-law, Pauline R. & Donald Saul of Orlando, FL; 5 grandchildren, Bill Coburn of Marion, OH, Melissa and Julie Coburn of Newburgh,IN, Scott Edwards of Gainesville, GA, Stacey Saul of Orlando, FL; great grandson, Colton Jenkins of Newburgh, IN.
She is preceded in death by her parents George C. & Erma A. (Rothman) Rager and an infant grandson, Paul Coburn Jr.
Friends may call at the Secor Funeral Home in Willard on Thursday, March 20, 2008 from 5:00 – 8:00 PM. Funeral services will be held at the funeral home on Friday, March 21, 2008 at 10:30 AM with Rev. Doug Winner officiating. Burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery in Willard. Memorial expressions may be made to the Willard Elks Scholarship Fund Inc. Online condolences may be made to the family at


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Penny Mastron Howell - Nov 22, 2008

Mr. Coburn, Paul and Pauline and family I was so sorry to hear about your loss. I wanted to send my prayers and love. All those good memories of up the lake , we were all like one big family there. She will really be missed . I am sorry I didnt know sooner. Just keep all the good memories close at heart it helps. Love Penny

Debbie Silcox-Enders - Mar 23, 2008

Paul and Pauline,
So sorry to hear about the loss of your Mom. It is so hard when we lose our loved ones. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

Jade Cunningham-Fusco - Mar 22, 2008

Coac h Bill,
I was sorry to hear about your loss. Dotty was a great woman, and she will be sorely missed.

Cindy Bevier Trimner - Mar 21, 2008

Bill, Paul and Pauline,
So sorry for your loss. Dotty was always such a character with her unforgettable laugh and sense of humor. May God heal your broken hearts. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.

Ron & Melinda Zorn - Mar 20, 2008

Paul & Suzie and your entire family, we were so sorry to read about your mom, and know how difficult it is to lose a parent. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time.

Penny(Mastron) Howell - Mar 19, 2008

Paul and Pauline,
I am so sorry to hear about your mom. We have a lot of good memories (from the summers at Mari-Dor Beach). She was a great lady. My prayers are with you . Hold on to each other . Life is much to short. No words can help at this time but it does get easier as time goes by. Tell your dad that my thoughts and prayers are with him.
Love Penny and family.

Minny Clark - Mar 19, 2008

Bill and family, My sympathy on your loss. Dottie and I went back a long way, mostly to the Bowling alley. Know you will miss her much, Hang in there, sincerely, Minny Clark

Susan Tschanen Hamman - Mar 19, 2008

Paul and Pauline and family I am so sorry to hear of your Moms passing. My prayers and thoughts are with you. You are never ready for this and you never get over it. Just always remeber the good family times and the little things that made your Mom unique. Many things will come back in your memories and you will laugh and cry and be greatful for the time you had and the wonderful Mother you were blessed with. Take care and God Bless Susan

Rita (Reed) Faidley - Mar 19, 2008

Was sorry to hear of Dot’s passing. I will always treasure all the good memories of her.
You and she were always such a fun couple to be around!!
Stay strong and God Bless you and your family.
Rita and family

Nora Bevier Stoller - Mar 19, 2008

Dear Bill, Paul, Pauline and Families,
I am so sorry for your loss. My prayers for you are that memories of your favorite times together warm your hearts,and remembering that contagious laugh and those orney eyes will make your heart smile,
My hope for your lonely hearts is that you will meet your Wife, Mom, and Grandma on the other side.

Cynthia Lewellen Branham - Mar 18, 2008

Dear Bill, Paul, Pauline, and families,
I was so saddened to hear of Dot’s passing. I have so many fond memories of working with her at Pioneer. We shared many laughs and she was always there for me with GOOD advise about kids, working, and life in general. I am sorry I cannot be there to honor her memory in person.
We have truly lost a lovely lady. May God bless all of you with comfort and peace.

Jim & Kathy Stroupe - Mar 18, 2008

Paul & Suzie and all of your family – Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Carmen Slater Castro - Mar 18, 2008

Dear Bill & Family, I had the pleasure of working with Dottie for several years at Pioneer and enjoyed every minute. Dottie will live in our hearts and memory forever. God Bless, Carmen

George & Linda Wright - Mar 17, 2008

Our condolences to Uncle Bill, to cousins Paul & Pauline and to their families. Aunt Dot was always loved and will be missed.