Barbara Ann Coen, age 70, died Dec. 30, 2020 at St. Catherine Hospital in Garden City, KS. She was born January 19, 1950 in San Antonio, Texas, the daughter of Walter H. and Elizabeth L. (Keller) Werland. On July 31, 1971 she married Robert Coen, Sr. In San Antonio, Texas.
In 1974, Robert's job brought the family to Garden City, KS, where she has lived since. Barbara was a loving and caring woman who always put others first. She enjoyed crossword and sudoku puzzles and always seemed to have a weather report not only for Garden City but any other family members location. She was a wonderful conversationalist and wasn’t afraid to share her opinion…..”and all that so"
Survivors include her children, Dori Larsen of Grand Junction, CO, Elizabeth and Dan Couch of Salina, KS, Evelyn and Steve Atkinson of Garden City, KS, Henry and Crystal Coen of Topeka, KS, Bridgette Coen and Wullian Mesquita of Garden City, KS, Timothy and Shanna Coen of Garden City, KS; sister, Mary Pearson of Grand Junction, CO; brothers, James Werland and Walter and Clara Werland both of San Antonio, Texas; 26 grandchildren, six great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. Barbara was preceded in death by her parents; grandparents; and son, Robert Jr.
A Graveside Service will be held at 2 p.m. Jan. 30, 2021 at Valley View Cemetery. The family suggests memorials be given to the Barbara Coen Memorial Fund in care of Garnand Funeral Home 412 N. Seventh Street, Garden City, KS 67846. Condolences may be posted at www.garnandfuneralhomes.com .
Published on January 26, 2021