Minnesota by birth, Irish by nature, St. Paul chip on the shoulder. Dad to 6 great kids and 2 grand ones. Died on May 15, 2018 at the age of 67. Preceded in death by parents Bridget Finnegan and Nicholas D. Coleman; sister Maureen Coleman. Survived by his wife Laura Billings Coleman; children James (Viv), Hannah (Mike) Fairman, Josiah (Angela), Mac, Declan, and Finn; grandchildren Boden and Callan; his previous wife Ann Schwarz; brothers and sister Patrick (Sally), Brendan (Sarka), Meghan Coleman, Chris (Connie), and Emmett (Carrie).