Obituary for John Walter Coughlin

Obituary for John Walter Coughlin

John Walter Coughlin, age 63 of Draper passed away Thursday, May 13, 2021.

Born October 25, 1957 in Oak Park, Illinois he was the son of Shirlee Wagner Markham and the

late John Thomas Coughlin. He was also preceded in death by his stepfather, Wayne A. Markham.

He worked with Volvo Trucks in Dublin, Virginia.

He is survived by his 

Mother – Shirlee Wagner Markham-Illinois


Janet (Clifford) Carlson – Wheaton, Illinois

Jeannie (John) Van Sky – Illinois


James Coughlin – Illinois

Four Nephews and Five Nieces

Jeremy, Jaymilee (fiancé’, Nyle), Jordan, James (Kendra), Janine, Jessica (William), Jorrie, Jason (AnnMarie) and Jenna

Funeral services will be held 1:00 PM – Wednesday, May 19, 2021 at the Bower Funeral Home Chapel, Pulaski. Interment will follow at the Memorial Christian Church Cemetery, Draper.

The family will receive friends Wednesday from 12 noon until service time at Bower Funeral

Home, Pulaski.

To sign John’s online guestbook, visit

Bower Funeral Home, Pulaski is in charge of the arrangements for the family.