Funeral Notice – Harry Cosner
Harry W. Cosner, 94, of Sheridan, passed away on Friday, May 31, 2019, at Green House Living for Sheridan.
A viewing will be held from 5 to 6 p.m. Thursday, June 6, 2019, at Kane Funeral Home. The funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Friday, June 7, 2019, at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, followed by inurnment in Sheridan Municipal Cemetery with Military Honors.
Harry Walton Cosner was born April 21, 1925, in Malta, Montana, to Rubye Lorrain (Stewart) and Clarence William Cosner. His family moved to Bozeman, Montana, where he was raised with two brothers, Don and Clarence (Biddo).
Harry proudly served in the Navy from 1943 to 1946, during World War II. When he returned home, he attended Montana State University and graduated in 1951 with a degree in industrial engineering.
Harry married Mary Theresa (Long) from Anaconda, Montana, on Aug. 1, 1953. They had twins, Jim and Marian, in 1954 and a daughter, Diane, in 1956. They raised their children primarily in Riverton, Wyoming.
Harry worked for several different mining companies over the years before retiring as General Mine Manager at Cyprus Copper Company in Bagdad, Arizona.
Harry and Theresa moved to Sheridan, Wyoming, in 1992. Harry enjoyed skiing, fishing, hunting, horseback riding, training retriever dogs, training horses, and playing card games. He also liked poetry and would often recite The Raven and Annabel Lee by Edgar Allen Poe. Harry was grateful for the love and care he received at Watt Cottage and for the family atmosphere at Greenhouse Living.
Harry was preceded in death by his wife in 2002, his parents, and two brothers.
He is survived by his children: Jim (Debbie) Cosner, Marian (Richard) Day, and Diane (Jim) Schmidt, nine grandchildren, and eleven great-grandchildren.
Online condolences may be written at www.kanefuneral.com.
Kane Funeral Home has been entrusted with local arrangements.
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