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Bruce “Larry“ Coak

February 28, 1952 — April 2, 2017

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Bruce “Larry“ Lawrance Coak, 65

Bruce “Larry“ Lawrance Coak, 65, of Osburn, Idaho  passed away April 2, 2017 at the Shoshone Medical Center in Kellogg, Idaho.  He was born February 28, 1952 in Dayton, Ohio; Bruce was the son of Bernard and Mona (Roberts) Coak.

Larry attended grade school in St. Maries, Idaho and graduated high school in Harrison, Idaho, where he lettered on the football team.

Larry worked in lumber mills and was a logger. He also owned and operated his own truck for sometime. Larry enjoyed hunting, fishing and camping. He was a giver and would always help those in need.

Larry is survived by his wife of 26 years Terri Coak of the family home; six children, Larry Joe (Tracy) Crozier of Lewiston, Idaho, Jeremy (Jolene) Crozier of Clarkston, Washington, Tanya Ash of Boise, Idaho, Bryan Coak of Boise, Idaho, AD2 Jeremy (Vannesa) Coak of Oak Harbor, Washington and Mary Ingram of Atlanta Georgia; 16 grandchildren. He is also survived by his mother Mona Mathis of Smelterville, Idaho; four sisters Paula Vanderyacht of Everett, Washington, Mary Nickerson of Smelterville, Idaho, Cheryl Mathis of Pinehurst, Idaho and Teressa Derry Nelson of Las Vegas Nevada . He is preceded in death by his grandparents, father and numerous aunts and uncles.

Cremation will take place and private services will be held at a later date.

One may sign Larry’s online guest book at

SHOSHONE FUNERAL SERVICES KELLOGG, IDAHO is entrusted with funeral arrangements.

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