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December 19, 2012

John R. Coss

The Daily Star

---- — John R. Coss

ANDES — John R. Coss, 81, a lifelong Andes resident, died Dec. 15, 2012.

Born Nov 21, 1931, in Andes, the son of John and Lenora (Graham) Coss, he was a U.S. Army veteran (1951-54), serving in Korea.

John worked most of his life on the family farm, and was an active member of Gleason American Legion Post, No. 190, Delhi.

Surviving are seven children, Bonnie Woodard, Cheryl Conley, Debbie Mills, John Coss, Donna Keever, Abby Palmer, Richard Coss; many grand and great-grandchildren; nieces; and nephews.

He was predeceased by two children, Drusilla and Frank Coss, and two brothers, Charles and Willard and sister Edith Peck.

Family and friends will gather to celebrate John’s life, 3 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 20, at Delhi American Legion Hall.

Military honors and burial will be later in Andes Rural Cemetery.

Arrangements by Robert A. Peet, Hall & Peet Funeral Home, Delhi.