Theresa was born July 30, 1968 in Marshfield, WI to William and Janet (Ashbeck) Fruin. She married Douglas Coates on December 30, 1998 in Port Edwards, WI. He died October 25, 2013. Theresa was employed at Golden County Foods and later at NAPA Auto Parts in Wisconsin Rapids"...Read more
News Story: "Juneau County authorities contacted Wood County at about 9:45 p.m. Monday and asked that police check on a 17-year-old boy who made suicidal threats and was on his way to Saratoga, according to Wood County reports.
Deputies arrived at a home at 6010 Church Ave. at about 10 p.m. and learned that two people at that address had been shot, according to a news release issued Tuesday morning by the sheriff’s department. Helicopters took two patients from the scene to a hospital, where a female was pronounced dead and a male remained hospitalized Tuesday, Wood County Sheriff Thomas Reichert said.
The Church Avenue property is owned by Theresa Coates, according to public records, and she lives there with two daughters, according to neighbor Bruce Dimick.
Wood County court records show that Coates’ 17-year-old daughter and the 17-year-old suicidal boy, whose names Gannett Central Wisconsin Media learned, were accused in January of taking Coates’ car and disappearing for two days. Officers found the teens in Nebraska when the vehicle got a flat tire, according to court records"...Read more