Obituary of Wanda Frances Coffman

Wanda Frances Coffman, age 77, a resident of Fort Scott, died Sunday, June 30, 2018, at her home.

She was born on May 20, 1942 in Fort Scott, the daughter of Ralph Thomas “Tom” Norris and Iva Irene Pottorff.

Wanda was a hard worker, she was employed at Mercy Hospital for 28 years as a ward clerk, lab technician, and in dispatch.  She liked to fish and garden and was a great cook, everyone loved her fried chicken. She also enjoyed scrapbooking, quilting and sewing. Wanda really enjoyed spending time with her family and attended all the kids ball games.

She is survived by her sons, Donald Coffman and wife, Quita, Robert Coffman, and wife, Traci, of Fort Scott; four grandchildren, Courtney Clayton and husband, Chad, Erin Coffman, Amber Sheehy and husband, Joe, Tylar Montgomery and husband, Justin, of Fort Scott; eight great-grandchildren, Brooklyn, Madison and Joseph Sheehy, Jackson and Madelynne Montgomery, and Chayden, Creed and Case Clayton; and a special friend Joann Vann, of Fort Scott; and numerous nieces nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, a brother, Norman German, and a sister Kay Norris.

There was cremation.

A private family graveside service will be held at Memory Gardens Cemetery.

Memorial are suggested to Care to Share or The Avalon Hospice House and may be left in care of the Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main, P.O. Box 347, Ft. Scott, KS 66701.  Words of remembrance may be submitted to the online guestbook at

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