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2/18/2013 Email this articlePrint this article 
Russell L. Coons
Russell L. Coons
Russell L. Coons, 59, of Maquoketa died Monday, Feb. 18, 2013, at his home.

Funeral Mass was held at 11 a.m. Monday, Feb. 25, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Maquoketa.

Visitation was Sunday, Feb. 24, at Lahey Funeral Home in Maquoketa, where a Rosary service was held.

Russell L. Coons was born June 24, 1953, in Great Lakes, Ill., to Robert and Georgie Jean Russell Coons. He was united in marriage to Linda Shanahan Dec. 9, 2009, in Las Vegas, Nev.

Russell was a forklift operator and material handler at the Rock Island Arsenal. He served in the United States Navy 1974-1976. He loved his corvette and attending blues concerts. He enjoyed his cat, Gracie.

Russell is survived by his wife, Linda of Maquoketa; his mother, Georgie Jean Coons of Maquoketa; two step-children, Cody Shanahan and fiancé Rachel Goodnight of Davenport and Brandy (Joe) Crawford of Coralville; three step-grandchildren, Jenna, Rian and Makenna; a sister; Cynthia (Kevin) Cone of Storm Lake and their children, Kylor (Jamie) Cone and Nolan Cone; a sister, JoMarie Wells of Alta and her children Abby, Alison and Zoe; and a brother, Randy Coons and his fiancé, Tara Flemming of Davenport and his son, Ryan Coons.

He was preceded in death by his father.

Online condolences may be left for the family at www.laheys.com.

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