Miriam Lorraine Koets, born 1926, passed away Dec. 27, 2012, due to complications from pneumonia. She was the daughter of Orville and Mary Iva Carrington of Carbondale, Ill.
She was the wife of Floyd Koets, now deceased. She is survived by two sons, Gary Koets of Mattoon, Ill., and Greg Koets of O'Fallon, Mo. She is also survived by four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
She taught public school art and music in Gilman, Ill., Mattoon, Ill., and Charleston, Ill. She was a member of the Mattoon Methodist Church, Paris Methodist Church and the Pine Island Methodist Church.
Memorials to donor choice.
Final arrangements are pending at Stygar Mid River Funeral Home and Crematory.