Richard N. Coffman

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    - Katherine Laurie
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    - Kenneth Herman
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    - Stan Nelson
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December 13, 1932 ~ October 4, 2013

Richard N. Coffman, 80, of Vancouver, WA, passed away Oct. 4, 2013 at Legacy Salmon Creek Hospital. He was born in Sioux City, IA and later graduated from Iowa State University.
Richard was instrumental in the formation of the National Psoriasis Foundation and was its first president.
He was District Operations & Maintenance Engineer for the Washington State Department of Transportation and a Navy hospital corpsman during the Korean War.
Richard is survived by his loving wife, Shirley; daughters, Linda Coffman and Rebecca Coffman; sister, Twila Weaver; and brother, Dale Coffman.
A celebration of his life will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be sent to the National Psoriasis Foundation, 6600 SW 92nd Ave. Suite 300, Portland, OR 97223; 1.800.723.9166; or
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Published in The Columbian on Oct. 20, 2013
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