Francis M. (Frank) Coen
Francis M. (Frank) Coen LCDR – U.S. Navy, retired, passed away Wednesday, May 7 at Mt. Grant General Hospital. He was born January 30, 1928 in Madrid, N.M. to Ivan Coen and Frances (Capt) Coen. He graduated from high school in Rosewell, N.M. He joined the Navy and served during WWII, Korea and Viet Nam. He retired from the U.S. Navy in Oct. 1972 at the Hawthorne Naval Ammunition Depot.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Ivan and Frances; brothers: Ernest; Eugene and Louis and sife, Dorina (Bouchard) Coen.
He is survived by his son Michael (Patty) Coen of Hawthorne and daughter Deborah (Dean Byrd) Lopez, also of Hawthorne. His is also survived by grandchildren: Michael (Mary) Coen of El Paso, Texas; Daniel (Amber) Coen of Charleston, S.C.; Rhonda Coen of Dundee, Ore.; Robert Lopez of Hawthorne; Samantha (Austin) Roadford of Augusta, Ga.; Ashley Coen of Augusta, Ga. and seven great-grandchildren.
Frank will be interned at the Veteran’s Cemetery in Fernley at a later date.