Donald Michael Coulon, 73, died Aug. 17, 2011, in Hood River, Ore., after suffering from dementia for several years. A memorial for Don was held Oct. 14 at the First Presbyterian Church in Marengo, with the Rev. Gerald Rife officiating. Inurnment was in the Marengo Cemetery. Kloster Funeral Home, Marengo, is assisting with arrangements.
Don was born June 9, 1938, in Adrian, Mich., the son of George and Peggy (Zemlo) Coulon. An outstanding athlete, Don graduated from high school in 1957 and started college at the University of Wyoming on a football scholarship. After a transfer to the University of Northern Colorado, he graduated in 1962 with a degree in physical education. He later earned his master’s degree in special education from Northeast Missouri State University.
Don is survived locally by stepson Joe Fredrickson (Andrea) of Solon.
Condolences can be made at www.klosterfuneralhomne.com/obituaries .