JONATHAN S. COE, LT, USN
Jonathan Coe '55
Date of birth: January 19, 1934
Date of death: June 24, 1960
From the 1955 Lucky Bag:
From researcher Kathy Franz:
Jonathan was killed east of Mayport, Florida, on June 24, 1960 when his Navy jet fighter plane crashed in the sea after being catapulted from the aircraft carrier Saratoga. Neither the plane nor his body were found.
He was assigned to Fighter Squadron 101 at Key West Naval Air Station and was with a detachment training aboard the Saratoga.
Memorial services were held at Grace Episcopal Church in Newport News.
Survivors were his father Charles Bernard, a shipyard engineer; mother Anne; his wife, the former Anne Windler whom he married on June 12, 1955; sons Jonathan and Dana; daughter Elizabeth; and three sisters Ann, Phoebe and Catherine.
Jon has a memorial marker in Michigan.