Lawrence “Tezzie” Coon, 93, of Cecil, formerly of Wisconsin Dells, passed away on Monday, Feb. 27, 2017, at his home. Born on March 19, 1923, in Adams, he was the son of the late Warren and Emma (Nehring) Coon. On April 19, 1947, he was united in marriage to Angeline Margetts in Oxford.
Tezzie was a proud veteran of World War II and was a member of the Cecil American Legion Post 392 and the Oxford VFW Post 6003. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and gardening.
Lawrence is survived by his wife of almost 70 years, Angeline; their children, Emma (Lee) Ebel, of Cecil, Linda (Jerry) Markiewicz, of Spruce, John (Linda) Coon, of Cecil, and Gary (June) Coon, of Wisconsin Dells; 10 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandson; two sisters, Rowena Kimball and Frances Trojan, both of Wisconsin Dells; and one brother, Robert (Carolyn) Coon, of Delafield.
He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers and a grandson, Michael Ebel.