Cecil Eugene Cossel, Jr., 81, of Montrose, IA, passed away at 11:39 a.m. on Wednesday, June 10, 2020 at Great River Medical Center in West Burlington. He was born on February 13, 1938 in Downing, MO to Cecil E. & Marialee V. Weeks Cossel, Sr. He married Marjorie Jean White on October 26, 1967 in Pittsfield, IL. He was a truck driver for 54 years and served in the U.S. Navy on the USS Guadalupe. He was a member of the Teamster’s Union and was an avid race car driver in Lee County & Burlington for 49 years.
Cecil is survived by: his wife: Marjorie Cossel of Montrose, IA; 4-sons: Charles (Robyn) Gould of Fort Smith, AR, Robert (Linda) Gould of Hillsboro, IA, Phillip (Brenda) Cossel of Montrose, IA & Adam Gould of Montrose, IA; numerous grandchildren & great grandchildren; 1-great great granddaughter; 2-sisters: Karen (Ronald) Koontz of Marietta, GA & Kay Parrish of Rockford, IL. He was preceded in death by: his parents, 1-daughter: Jana Lorraine Moore & 1-grandson: Adam.
Cremation has been entrusted to the care of King-Lynk Funeral Home & Crematory. A graveside service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, June 15, 2020 at Montrose Cemetery with Jeri Duncan & Robyn Gould speaking. In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established in Cecil’s memory and sent to Robert & Linda Gould, 210 North King Street, Hillsboro, IA 52630. Online condolences for the family may be left at the King-Lynk Funeral Home & Crematory website: www.kinglynk.com.