James Francis Coughlin, of Manteno, will be celebrating his 100th birthday with a gathering on Aug. 3, at the Maple Ridge Park Fieldhouse. The event is being hosted by his family.

James has four children: James (Kathleen) Coughlin, of Chicago; William Coughlin (Colleen Farrell), of Oak Lawn; Patricia Coughlin (James Lammert), of Oak Lawn; and Cathy (Kevin) Smith, of Lisle. He also has eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

James enjoys fishing, trains, and church and neighborhood organizations. He is retired from the Illinois Bell Telephone Company. He served in World War II as an U.S. Army Medic-Tec 5 and is a member of VFW Post 755.

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Please be civil. Don't threaten others. Don't make obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist, sexist or otherwise demeaning statements. Be respectful of others even if you disagree with them.
Please be truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Please be proactive. Report abusive posts.
Please share updates or more information. We value your input and opinion.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK. Thank you!