Justin Avery Coates was born to Rebecca (Stroud) Coates and Robert Coates at the Madison Community Hospital in Madison, SD, on December 6th, 1971. After leaving Madison SD, he spent his adult life in Rochester, MN and Spencer, IA
Justin attended RCTC College and was a self taught, freelance IT computer and network engineer. He was employed at Mayo Clinic, Miracle Computers. He owned and operated a computer business while living in Rochester and continued this line of employment while living in Spencer, IA.
Justin had strong Christian faith, and loved spending time with family.
His intelligence often utterly amazed all who knew him.
Justin passed away on February 21st, 2023 after a long battle with cancer, at the age of 51.
He is survived by his mother, Rebecca Stroud-Coates (Kevin Dana) of Stewartville, MN; his father, Robert Coates of Rochester, MN; his sister, Lenore Coates-Irving, Eagan, MN; his brother, Nikolay Coates (Jillian Kuehn-Coates) of Rochester, MN; his two daughters: Tyler Coates (Terry Morfitt) and Alacia Coates-Olson (Gregory Olson);one grandson, Easton Avery Olson of Spencer, IA and six nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, paternal grandfather and paternal grandmother.
A Celebration of His Life will be held at 2:00 P.M., March 25, 2023 at
Spencer Family Church
902 5th St. S.W.
Cards and Memorials may be sent to the family at 116 W. 3rd St., Apt. 1, Spencer.
Flowers may be sent to the church the morning of the service.