William “Bill” Coleman, 80, US Navy Veteran, of Grayslake, IL, and formally of Deerfield passed away January 13, 2019 at the Lexington Health Care Center of Wheeling. He was born July 6, 1938 in Oak Park, IL, and was the oldest of three children born to the union of John and Mary Coleman. Bill was a graduate of Notre Dame Law School in 1968 and went on to work in several law offices in Chicago from 1969 to 2004 when he retired from practicing law and moved to Grayslake, IL opening up Lakeland Electric until 2012.
Bill is survived by his wife of 50 years Katherine Coleman nee: Carlson of Grayslake, IL, his children; Michelle (Michael) Callero of Apple Valley, MN, Michael Coleman of Denver, CO, Teri (Ethan Sr.) Danstrom of McKinney, TX, Beth Coleman of Evanston, IL, and Tim (Courtney) Coleman of Golden, CO, his loving grandchildren; Ethan Jr., Thomas, Marissa, Gabi, Max Danstrom, Ella Coleman, Grant Coleman, and his brother Richard (Linda) Coleman of Los Angeles, CA, and many nieces nephews and cousins. He is preceded in death by his parents John and Mary Coleman, and infant brother Thomas Coleman.
Visitation will be held 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM Thursday, January 17, 2019 at the Symonds Lakes Funeral Home 111 W. Belvidere Rd. Grayslake, IL 60030, Visitation 9:00 AM Friday, January 18, 2019 until time of mass 10:00 AM at Saint Gilbert Catholic Church 301 E. Belvidere Rd. Grayslake, IL 60030, interment at Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery, Northbrook, IL. For additional information please contact the funeral home 847-543-1080.