La Grande, Union County, Oregon
Funeral services for Julia Alice Cosens, 82, will be held 2 p.m. Friday, at Dempsey’s Funeral Chapel, Rev. Gregory Johanson of the United Methodist Church officiating. Vault interment will follow in the Hillcrest Cemetery.
Cosens, who died Monday at Valley View Manor, was born April 30, 1892, in Asotin, Wash., the daughter of James ABEL and Jane Zimmerly. She married Russell Cosens in 1913. They lived in the Baker County area until 1944 when they moved to the La Grande area. Her husband preceded her in death in 1967.
Cosens was a retired homemaker and member of the Union Methodist Church.
She is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Charles (Velma) Anderson of La Grande; a granddaughter, Mrs. Darrel Billerbeck of Elma, Wash.; two sisters, Freda Hammer of Wenatchee, Wash; and Daisey Field of Seattle, Wash.; two brothers, three other grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
The La Grande Observer, January 23, 1975
Contributed by: Holly Vonderohe