Roger James Cossette, 80
Roger James Cossette, of Deerbrook, died Wednesday, October 31, 2018, at Aspirus Wausau Hospital. He was 80 years old. He was born on March 2, 1938, in Minnesota a son of the late John and Mildred (Lorenzon) Cossette.
Roger was raised in Minnesota. In 1959 he moved to Racine, WI where he met his wife Betty Stinewal, they married on December 19, 1959, in Antigo.
He moved to Antigo in 1970 and worked at Montgomery Wards, Ison Equipment, D & E Auto and Ed’s Auto Sales.
Roger enjoyed fishing, hunting, restoring vehicles, collecting model cars and time spent with family and friends. He had a love of sports, was an avid Green Bay Packer fan, and enjoyed watching NASCAR.
Survivors include his wife Betty Cossette of Deerbrook; a daughter, Deborah Irish of Antigo; two sons, Mel (Carla) Cossette of Rib Mountain and Donald Cossette of Antigo; seven grandchildren, Keirsten Cossette of Ringle, Amber Cossette of Hudson, Brandon Irish of Eagan, MN, Cassandra Irish, Amanda (Brandon) Wild, Austin Cossette and Adam Cossette all of Antigo; a great-granddaughter, Emilia Wild; a sister, Elaine (Jim) Price of Ulen, MN; a brother, Jack (Cheryl) Cossette of Audubon, MN; two sister-in-laws, Janet Cossette of Detroit Lakes, MN and Pam Cossette of Lake Park, NM and a brother-in-law, Gordon Hughes of Cass Lake, MN.
He was preceded in death by a son-in-law, Michael Irish; two brothers, Robert and Harold Cossette; three sisters, Shirley Van Wey, Ann Hughes, and Darlene (Wayne) Baker.
A funeral service will be held on Monday, November 5, 2018, at 11 a.m. at Bradley Funeral Home with Rev. Wes Jedras officiating. Visitation will be Sunday, November 4 from 2 to 6 p.m. and Monday from 10 a.m. until the time of service at the funeral home.