The funeral for former University of Georgia All-American swimmer Lisa Coole, killed Saturday in a car accident in Champaign, Ill., will be held at 11 a.m. (CT) Friday, May 22 at the Holy Family Church in Rockford, Ill.. A two-hour visitation will precede the service. Arrangements are being handled by the Delehanty Funeral Home in Love’s Park, Ill.
The Coole family has requested that memorials be sent either to Noah’s Ark Animal Sanctuary, Inc. in Rockford, Ill. or to the University of Georgia Foundation, designated for the Lisa Coole Memorial Swimming Scholarship Endowment.
For additional information on memorial gifts, contact Jan Stewart, managing director of Noah’s Ark (815) 962 2767, or Kit Trensch with the University of Georgia Foundation (706) 542-9239.
A service will also be held in Athens (during the week of May 25 at the earliest) and details will be released as soon as they are available.