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Dennis Lee "Duff" Coulter

December 6, 1953 ~ August 22, 2018 (age 64)


       Dennis Lee "Duff" Coulter, 64, of Mendon, passed away at  7:15 am Wednesday (August 22, 2018) at his home in Mendon, Illinois. 

       He was born December 6, 1953 in Quincy, the son of Harold and Geraldine Schuerman Coulter. He married Karen Weitnauer on June 10, 2007 in Las Vegas, Nevada. She survives. 

      Duff proudly served his country in the United States Army and was stationed in Germany from 1971 until 1977. 

    Duff and his wife Karen enjoyed camping, playing bags, racing with his boys and spending time with his friends and family. Duff always remained very close with his Till family members. He was employed as a truck driver for 38 years for numerous companies including Gully Transportation, McNay Truck Lines, American Freightways and FedEx in Quincy. The last 15 years of his life he was the proud owner of Whispering Oaks Campground in Mendon. 

      Duff is survived by his wife Karen Coulter of Mendon, IL; three children, Bryan Coulter (Melissa) of Springfield, IL, Kristen Westerheide (Bob) and Andrew Coulter, both of Quincy; stepchildren, Jill Steinkamp (Nick) and Beth Bastert, both of Quincy and Bill Bastert (Jan Nell) of Mendon, IL; three grandchildren, Jaden Coulter of Quincy, Ethan Coulter of Springfield, IL and Lillian Gibson of Quincy; six step grandchildren, Allison, Jamie, Paul, Issac, Nathan and Carter Steinkamp all of Quincy; three sisters, Rebecca Sowell of Phoenix, AZ, Virginia Harrison (Bill) of Canton, GA and Betty Jean Sanders of Louisiana, MO.  Also surviving are several loving nieces and nephews. 

       Duff was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Judy Ann Miller; three brothers, Michael "Mike" D. Coulter, Donald "Butch" Ray Coulter and Lyle "Jr." Ray Coulter; and a granddaughter, MacKenzie LeAnn Coulter. 

       Cremation arrangements are in the care of the Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home.

      Memorial graveside services will be held Monday morning at 10:15 in Greenmount Cemetery.  Military Honors will be conducted by the Quincy American Legion Post No. 37 and the Illinois National Guard Funeral Honors Detail. 

      Memorial visitation will be held Sunday evening from 4:00 to 7:00 at the Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home.

    Memorials may be made to Unity Point Hospice Care Quincy Unit or to the Cancer Research Institute.



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