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Robert L. Cossins

Robert L. Cossins of Glenwood Springs died Saturday, May 11, 2002, at Glen Valley Care Center in Glenwood Springs. He was 79.

Mr. Cossins was born June 19, 1922, in Oakland, Ill., to Charles Robert Cossins and Flora Naphew Cossins.

He served in the Navy in World War II on an aircraft carrier, and later served in the Air Force, from which he retired, and as a civilian employee of the Marines, for a total of 30 years of federal service.

In Glenwood Springs, he was a member of the Eagles Aerie No. 215, the American Legion Post 100 in Carbondale, and the Veterans of Foreign Wars in Glenwood Springs.

He is survived by his wife, Faye Cossins; brothers Jack Cossins of Grand Junction, James Cossins of Texas and Charles Cossins of Glenwood Springs; sisters Flossie Eaton, Shirley Bryant, Ginnie Knudsen and Lila Simillion; and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at noon on Wednesday, May 15, at the Glenwood Springs Eagles Aerie, 7th and Cooper. Burial is at Rosebud Cemetery.

Farnum Holt Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


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