Amos Edgar Coffelt

Amos Edgar Colfelt

Amos Edgar Colfelt

Amos Edgar Coffelt, of Molson, Washington passed away on his 85th birthday, Friday, August 16th. He was born on August 16, 1928 on Orcas Island, Washington to his parents Helen Coffelt (Smedberg) and Amos Earnest Coffelt.

He served during the Korean War in the Army. Amos graduated from University of Washington with a degree in Forestry and Engineering. He worked as an Engineer and Land Surveyor throughout his long career. He married the love of his life, Judith Lovejoy Coffelt, on June 25, 1960.

Amos loved travel and was passionate about his work. This combination led him to live all over the world with his wife and family, including Hawaii, Saudi Arabia, Pohnpei (Micronesia), Guam and finally the Okanogan Highlands. After settling in Molson in 1992 Amos worked as a Land Surveyor and Owner of Coffelt’s Molson Ranch. He was a long time member of the Land Surveyor’s Association of Washington (LSAW). Amos earned much praise and respect resulting from his work ethic, dedication, integrity and attention to detail both as a man and a professional. He taught us about our responsibility to be honest and live life with no regrets. His sense of humor had no match and we will remember him each time we laugh.

Web-Obit-Veteran-FlagAmos is survived by his wife Judith L. Coffelt of, Molson, by his five children: Anna Coffelt-Kuetzing of Friday Harbor, Wash.; John Coffelt, of Molson, Silvie Coffelt-Hilstad, of Molson; Jake Coffelt, of South Kona, Hawaii and Hannah Coffelt-Hollett, of Gig Harbor, Wash. He is also survived by his son-in-laws whom he considered sons: Karl Kuetzing (Anna); Dave Hilstad (Silvie) and Scott Hollett (Hannah). Amos (Bapa) loved his grandchildren: Conner, Kylie, Madeline, Sandra, Max and Olivia. Siblings: Theodore Vern Coffelt (Sydney), of Orcas Island; Russell Don Coffelt (Jan), of Snohomish, Wash., Robert John (Jack) Coffelt (deceased). Amos (Uncle Ed) is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews, whom he adored and was adored by.

A private memorial will follow at a later date.

Subscribe & Connect

Subscribe to our e-mail newsletter to receive updates.

Commenting Rules

We encourage an open exchange of ideas in our online community, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. In a nutshell, don't say anything you wouldn't want your mother to read. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

So keep your comments civil, smart, on-topic and free of profanity.

We ask that all participants own their words by logging in with their Facebook account. It's a simple process that will take seconds and helps keep our comments free of trolls, cranks, and "drive-by" commenters. We reserve the right to remove comments from anyone using screen names, pseudonyms or false identities. Please refer to our Terms of Use for full detail on participating on our site.
No comments yet.

Leave a Reply