Michael A. Coan
Owner, Funeral Director Apprentice
Cell Phone: 217-597-4301
Michael is a lifelong resident of Vermilion County, growing up in Catlin, and currently residing near Bismarck. Michael has multiple associate degrees in computer science, for computer programming and networking administration, which he puts to good use to maintain our computers and websites. Michael has been with Pape’s since March 2012. Michael is an AAMI graduate in 2017 with degree in Mortuary Science.
Michael in his spare time enjoys working on genealogy, and anything to do with history in and around Vermilion County. One of his projects is http://www.VermilionCounty.info, which documents the cemeteries in and around Vermilion County, where Michael has personally taken over 400,000 pictures of cemeteries and headstones. Michael is also the Cemetery Coordinator board member for the Illiana Genealogical & Historical Society in Danville. Michael has been able to take this love of his to take over and maintain the Pape Genealogical Database, which can be found at http://www.papemortuary.com. Michael is married, and enjoys spending time with his son Nathan.