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Susan Joisse Coon

Susan Joisse Coon, 59, was welcomed into The Father’s loving arms July 7th, 2020. Susan was born May 8th, 1961 to William “Bill” Carlson and Nancy “Suzie” Carlson in Driggs Idaho. She welcomed two younger brothers, William “Greg” and Patrick, a few years later.

She attended elementary in Boise until the 1st grade, where the family then relocated to Arco, Idaho. Susan graduated from Butte County High School in 1979. After high school, she continued her education at The University of Idaho, where she pursued a degree in education. After receiving her teaching degree, she moved to American Falls and taught there for four years.

During this time, she met the love her life George “Butch” Coon and moved back to Arco to teach. They were married on June 18th, 1988. They raised four sons together: Devin, Gerrett “Chance”, Colton, and Dylan. After teaching for nine years in Arco, she took a new job in Carey, Idaho as a 2nd grade teacher, where she has spent the last 25 years of her career touching and changing children’s lives. Susan enjoyed spending time with family at the family ranch, reading, drinking tea, and spending time with her grandchildren.

Susan is preceded in death by her father Bill, mother, Nancy, nephew Gerrett, and niece Andrea. She leaves behind her husband of 32 years Butch Coon, two brothers, Greg (Milynda) and Patrick (Michelle), sons Devin (Ranae), Chance, Colton (Rachell), and Dylan. Along with those left missing her are her 8 grandchildren: Makya, Merrick, Mayzie, Maya’Lynn, Matylda, Tinzley, Scotlynn, and Scouten. Susan will be remembered as loving wife, wonderful, mother, fierce friend, and faithful believer of Christ. She will be deeply missed.

Memorial services will be held Tuesday, July14, 2020 ~ 12 noon at the Carey High School. A visitation will take place Monday the 13th at the Anderson Family Funeral Home from 7 to 9:00 pm.

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