Susan Leanne Coates


Susan Leanne Coates, 71 of Corvallis, MT, passed away Wednesday, August 10, 2022 at St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula, MT.
Susan was born September 9, 1950 in Hamilton, Montana to the late Herman and Dorothy Rueden Gibson. She loved her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren. Susan enjoyed horses, fishing, ceramics and crafting to include sewing/quilting. She was an accomplished story teller. She lived in Grey Eagle for 5 years.
Susan was preceded in death by her husband, William Cloid Coates Sr., parents, Dorothy and Herman, grandson, Tristen Moore and brothers, Chuck and Leo Gibson.
She is survived by her siblings: Kathy Creel (Corvallis, MT), Mary Hardie (Utopia, TX), Eddie Gibson (unk); children: Katherine Smith (Corvallis, MT), Kathrina Johann Muyres (Darby, MT), Ammie Moore (Darby, MT), Samantha DeBois (Ritzville, WA), William Coates Jr (GA), Tina Pyles (GA); numerous beloved grandchildren and great grandchildren; many nieces and nephews; and her (nearly) lifelong friend, Idel Rodriguez.
A small gathering at the Daly-Leach Memorial Chapel in Hamilton, MT was held on Thursday, Aug. 18, 2022. Condolences may be left for the family at