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1948 Coralee 2016

Coralee Victoria Deion

November 24, 1948 — January 12, 2016

CLERGY
Pastor Lorney VanGerpen
MUSIC
“How Great Thou Art”
by Elvis Presley
“Peace in the Valley”
by Elvis Presley
Coralee Victoria Deion was born on November 24, 1948 to Calvin Anthony and Myrtle Marie (Molinere) Deion in New Orleans, Louisiana. For several years, she worked as a medical assistant at Tulane Medical Center in New Orleans. Upon moving to Avon, South Dakota, Cora began to work for the Human Services Center in Yankton. Following her retirement, she worked for Lyle and Loila at the Mensch’s Greenhouse in Avon.
Throughout her life, Cora was an avid fan of her hometown football team, the Saints. She enjoyed watching the games with her family and friends. Her favorite Sunday pastime was fishing. Cora was also a great cook, especially her seafood Cajun dishes. She loved her family, especially her great-granddaughter Katelyn who was the apple of her eye and truly precious to her.
Cora passed away on Tuesday, January 12, 2016 in Avon, South Dakota having attained the age of 67 years, 1 month, and 19 days.
She is survived and remembered by her daughters: Claudette (Sinclair) Olson and Missie (Don) Dorsa; grandchildren: Brittany (Chris) Kelly, Lexi Olson, Dorian Dorsa, and Delanie Dorsa; great-granddaughter Katelyn Kelly; sister Vivian Staub; brother Lewis (Leona) Deion; and her beloved dog Wolfgang.
She was preceded in death by her parents, siblings: Lester Deion, Isabell Loga, Della Mae Deion, Raymond Deion, and her infant stillborn daughter, Michelle Lee Sinclair.

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Tuesday, January 19, 2016

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