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Harold Cossette

Sept. 20, 1948-Oct. 12, 2009

Harold D. Cossette, 61, of Audubon, passed away Sunday, October 12, 2009 at his home, surrounded by his family.

Harold was born to John and Mildred (Lorenzen) Cossette on Sept. 20, 1948 in Hawley. They moved to Lake Park in 1959. Harold married Janet Brahmer on Sept. 24, 1966 in Detroit Lakes, at Lund Lutheran Church. They lived in Hawley, Minn., Kenosha, Wis., and later made their home in rural Audubon.

Harold worked for Ulven Gravel from 1970 to 1988 and had worked for Aggregate from 1989 to 2008, when he retired. Harold enjoyed hunting, fishing, woodworking, NASCAR, football, his horse and cattle and most of all his grandchildren.

Surviving Harold are his wife, Janet; sons, Paul (LaDonna) of Medora, N.D., and James (Leigh Ann) of Lake Park; five grandchildren, Brady, Mackenzie, Chelsea, Ethan and Garrett; two brothers, Jack (Cheryl), Audubon, and Roger (Betty), Antigo, Wis.; three sisters, Shirley VanWey of Lake Park, Ann (Gordy) Hughs of Cass Lake, Minn., and Elaine (Jim) Price of Ulen; mother-in-law Elna Brahmer of Detroit Lakes; and several nieces and nephews.

Preceding Harold in death were his parents; two brothers, Robert and George; one sister, Darlene Baker; and one nephew, David Baker.

Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 15 at West-Kjos Funeral Home, Detroit Lakes, with a prayer service at 6:30 p.m.

Funeral services are 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 16 at Lake Park Lutheran Church, Lake Park, with Pastor Gary Erdmann officiating.