In Loving Memory of

Yoo Shim Coleman


Mrs. Yoo Shim Coleman, Born September 20,1935,

Mrs. Yoo Shim Coleman, 83, passed away peacefully on February 18, 2019 at NF Hospital with her family at her side. She had struggled with a long illness.  Resident of Gainesville Florida since 1991 Member of Korean Baptist Church of Gainesville, Florida.

Mrs. Coleman was a native of the Republic of Korea and lived through Japanese occupation of Korea and the Korean War (1950-53).

She married and moved to the US and lived her life with her husband and 2 children mostly on military bases in the southeastern US.  She and her husband, who retired from the US Army after 20 years had moved to Gainesville in 1991. She worked at various cosmetology stores in the area where she was well known to locals.  Both her children graduated high school in NC and attended college.  She lived with her husband of 57 years at the time of her passing.  She was loved and will be greatly missed by her surviving family.

Survived by her Husband, Richard Franklin Coleman, married 57 years. Son, Michael Coleman, Daughter, Micki Coleman Schanley, Grandchildren, Richard Schanley, Nicholas Schanley, Mitchell Schanley. Sister-in-law and husband, Herman and Judith Dooley.

Graveside service February 21, 2019 at 12 noon. Forest Meadows Central 4100 NW 39th Ave Gainesville, Florida 32606

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11 Responses

  1. Paula & Todd Schoon at · Reply

    Micki and family;
    Please know our thoughts and prayers are with you and yours to help you through one of the most difficult passages of life that a child will experience ❤️❤️❤️

  2. Ann Bunch at · Reply

    May God give you and your family peace and comfort during this sad time. Just know that you are loved by many.

  3. John Hall at · Reply

    So sorry for your loss Micki and family. Sincere prayers going out for the family.

  4. Sue Smith at · Reply

    Michael and Family,
    I’m so sorry for your loss. Michael, you always speak so lovingly about your mama. I know she’ll always be loved.

  5. Gerald Rouse at · Reply

    The Coleman Family are in my Heart, Thoughts and Prayers during this time. Love and Peace to all of you. Love never dies.

  6. Greg Seitz at · Reply

    My thoughts and prayers are with the family. Her son Michael is a long time friend of mine as we grew up together.

  7. Kathryn McIntyre at · Reply

    Michael, always remember she loved you dearly and now you pass that love on to others. Enjoy your time with your father and family.

  8. Sandra Mccauley at · Reply

    Dear Richard and Michael,
    I am honored to have spent a bit of time with your mother and family
    May she truly rest in peace, without the ghosts of her youth.
    May you find peace knowing she lived and died surrounded by your love.


  9. Sandra Mccauley at · Reply

    Dear Richard and Michael,

    I am honored to have spent a bit of time with your mother and family. May she truly rest in peace, free from the ghosts of her past. And may you find solace in the knowledge that she lived and died surrounded by your love.


  10. Cindi Platt at · Reply

    Celebrating the life of a good woman and mourning her passing with you. Your mama knew how much you loved and cared for her. Thoughts and prayers for you and your family.

  11. Margo Wyatt at · Reply

    Michael, it was a lovely write up about your mother. I am thinking about you and hope you find comfort in that you were a loving and kind son. Sincere condolences to you and you family. Margo

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