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February 16, 1969 ~ July 24, 2023 (age 54) 54 Years Old
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Michael Wayne Coan, a beloved presence in the lives of many, has passed away on July 24, 2023. He is survived by his devoted fiancée, Julie Rehwald, whose unwavering love and support were a source of comfort and strength throughout his journey.
Despite facing disabling illness over the past seven years, Mike's indomitable spirit never wavered. He held onto the hope that one day he would overcome his challenges and reclaim his health.
Mike's love for life was reflected in his passion for riding his motorcycle, an activity that brought him both exhilaration and a sense of freedom. His cherished moments were often spent alongside Julie, sharing meaningful time together and building a deep and lasting connection.
The bond between Mike and Julie was a testament to their enduring companionship. Their shared experiences, laughter, and shared dreams became the foundation of their relationship.
Mike's service in the Indiana National Guard underscored his commitment to duty and his dedication to his country. Throughout his life, he held a strong work ethic, exemplifying resilience and a willingness to contribute.
As we remember Mike, let us also celebrate the strength he displayed in the face of adversity, his unwavering hope, and the love he shared with Julie. May his memory continue to inspire us to embrace life's challenges with determination and optimism.