William Cossitt

William Cossitt

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William “Bill” CossittWilliam “Bill” Cossitt, 90, died Saturday, 18 June 2016. He was born on November 23, 1925 in Sheridan, WY to parents Lester Arthur and Viola (Austin) Cossitt of Quietus, MT. He worked on area ranches until being drafted into the U.S. Army in 1950. He was honorably discharged in 1952 after returning from Korea. Bill secured a mail route contract and married a local girl, Nancy Nadine Daly. To this union was born five children: Barbara Diane (Jim) Irwin, George Lester (deceased), Rita Gail (Steve) Mueller, William Brent (Betty), and Loren Russell (Brenda). He was preceded in death by his parents, son George Lester, three brothers, and sister. He is survived by his wife, four children, nine grandchildren, and eight great grandchildren. A memorial service will be held on Friday, July 1st at 10:00 a.m. at Kane Funeral Home in Sheridan, WY. His ashes will be interred in the family cemetery at Otter, MT on Saturday, July 2. Memorials may be given to the preservation of Sayle Hall in care of Rita Cossitt Mueller, 673 Horse Creek Rd., Gillette, WY 82716.

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