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Charles Cosner

February 6, 1941 — October 8, 2020

Funeral services for Charles “Mick” Cosner, 79, of McCausland, Iowa, will be 11:00 am on Wednesday at McCausland United Methodist Church. Burial will follow at McCausland Cemetery, McCausland, Iowa. Family will greet friends on Tuesday from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm at Chambers Funeral Home, Eldridge, with a Masonic service at 7:00 pm.

Charles was born on February 6, 1941 at his home in Centerville, Iowa, the son of Laurel and Ida (Main) Cosner. He married Nancy Ann Jamison on October 1, 1960 in Wyoming, Iowa. She preceded him in death on March 1, 2017. Charles retired from Arconic (Alcoa) after 30 years, in 1999.

He was a member of McCausland United Methodist Church, Masonic Lodge, Scottish Rite, Shriners, Eastern Star and the United Steel Workers Union. He enjoyed gardening, cooking, traveling, camping, square dancing and singing and playing music with friends in both Iowa and Texas as a long time winter Texan living at Lakewood Resort, Harlingen, Texas.

Those left to honor his memory are his children, Tim (Sheryl) Cosner and Mark (Amy) Cosner; his grandchildren, Nathaniel Cosner, Kristina Cosner, Samantha Cosner, Michael Cosner, Sydney (Cosner) DeGrazia, Ryan Cosner, Henry Cosner, Tyler Cosner, Drew Sturgell and Cody Sturgell; six great-grandchildren; his sister, Lilah Hughes; five nieces; five nephews and his close friend, Mary Webster.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; his son, Thomas  Michael Cosner his brother, Jerald Foran; and his nephew, Jeffery Foran.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to McCausland United Methodist Church in honor of Charles M. Cosner.

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Tuesday, October 13, 2020

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, October 14, 2020

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

McCausland United Methodist Church

210 Hughes St, Long Grove, IA 52756

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