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John Matthew Coddens

December 26, 1956 ~ May 20, 2021 (age 64)


John Matthew Coddens, age 63 of Bristol passed away on May 20, 2021. He was born on December 26, 1956 to Rene C. and Maxine Coddens in Elkhart.

John worked as a dairy farmer and for Kruse Farm Supply for over 15 years where he helped to manufacture feed. He loved the Chicago White Sox, fishing, and collecting guns.

John is survived by his siblings, Linda (Chuck) Hardies, Robert (Shannon) Coddens and Gene Mark (Mary) Coddens all from Bristol, IN. His niece, Starr Watts and eight nieces and nephews, and his dog Buddy.

In keeping with John’s wishes graveside services will be celebrated at 10 am Saturday June 5, 2021 next to his parents at Pleasant View Cemetery, Goshen, IN. Memorial donations may be to National Rifle Association, 11250 Waples Mill Road, Fairfax, VA 22030 or or American Diabetes Association, 2451 Crystal Drive, Suite 900, Arlington, VA 22202 or  Online condolences may be made to the family at


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Graveside Service
June 5, 2021

10:00 AM
Pleasant View Cemetery
58629 CR 23
Goshen, Indiana 46528


National Rifle Association
11250 Waples Mill Road,, Fairfax VA 22030

American Diabetes Association
2451 Crystal Drive, Suite 900, Arlington, VA 22202

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