Joe Cote, Mike 3/26, passed into eternity on 29 October 2015 in North August, South Carolina. Joe was a graduate of Kankakee Community College, Kanakee, Illinois. Joe was in the battalion in 1966-1967 to include the battles in September 1967 up near the DMZ. After his tour in the Marine Corps, he worked for Husqvarna for 30 years.
Joe was proceeded in death by his wife Cynthia Cote and his mother and father Lily and Kenneth Cote, and survived by his brother Kenneth Cote, son Jason Cote and wife Wendi Cote, daughter Catherine Cote, and granddaughter Jessica Hutto.
He had been a dedicated member of the Marine Corp League for several years and was currently Senior Vice Commandant of the Riverfront Marines, Detachment #1132, North Augusta, SC. He was very involved in the Toys for Tots program and other community beneficial programs. He was a loving father, and truly amazing grandfather.
Joe will be buried in his home state, Illinois.