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Joan R. Coté

Joan R. Coté, 93, St. Joseph, Missouri, passed away Sunday, September 17, 2017, at her home.
She was born July 30, 1924, in Dawson, Iowa, to Gustav W. Kruta and Edna M. Miner.
Joan married J. Conrad Coté May 18, 1946. He preceded her in death August 17, 2009.
She worked for Crouch Brothers and later at Industrial Heating (IHP) and retired in 1986. She was a member of the St. Joseph Cathedral Catholic Church and St. Ann’s Altar Society.
Joan was an avid bridge and pitch player. She enjoyed sewing, fishing, traveling, and visiting her children and family.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; and eldest son, Joseph (J.C.) Conrad Coté II.
Survivors include her children, Vicki Ortman (Kenneth), Dana Coté (Susan), and Eric Coté (Linda); seven grandchildren; twelve great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Mass of Christian Burial 10:00 A.M. Friday, St. Joseph Cathedral Catholic Church. Interment 10:00 A.M. Tuesday, September 26, Leavenworth National Cemetery. Parish Rosary 6:00 P.M. Thursday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. The family will gather with friends 6:30 to 8:00 P.M., Thursday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory, where friends may call after 4 P.M. Flowers are appreciated and for those wishing to make a contribution, the family requests they be made to the St. Joseph Cathedral Catholic Church or its food pantry. Online guest book and obituary at

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Parish Rosary




6:00 PM
Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory.

5005 Frederick Blvd.
St. Joseph, MO





6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory

5005 Frederick Blvd
St. Joseph , Missouri 64506





10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
St. Joseph Cathedral Catholic Church

519 N. 10th Street
St. Joseph, Missouri 64501

Cemetery Details


Leavenworth National Cemetery

Mt. Muncie Rd
Leavenworth, KS

Memorial Contribution

St. Joseph Cathedral Food Pantry

519 N. 10th St.
St. Joseph, MO 64501

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