Eileen R. Cosner, 79, of Shelton, Nebraska died Saturday, October 13th, 2012, at Western Hall County Good Samaritan Center in Wood River, Nebraska.
Eileen was born on April 28th, 1933, in Wood River, the daughter of Steve H. and Mary A. (Sassen) Lyons. She grew up in Wood River, graduating from Wood River High School with the class of 1950. Eileen then attended St. Francis Nursing School.
Eileen was united in marriage to Loyal V. Cosner on June 21st, 1955, in Wood River.
The couple lived in Shelton their entire married lives. Eileen was a Registered Nurse for 15 years in Shelton for Dr. Hieu and also raised her daughters.
Eileen was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Shelton. She enjoyed reading, auctions, antiques and especially time spent with her family.
Eileen is survived by three daughters and sons-in-law; Kathleen A. and Larry Burklund of Lincoln, Nebraska, Theresa M. and Kelly Lemmer of Cozad, Nebraska and Angela M and Matthew Elliott of Lincoln, Nebraska.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Loyal and a sister, Mary Ellen Arterburn.
Services were at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, October 16th, 2012, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Shelton with Rev. James Janovec officiating.
Burial was at St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery near Wood River.
Memorials are suggested to Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Wood River Good Samaritan or to the Shelton Rescue Unit.
Apfel Funeral Home of Wood River is serving the family.
Online condolences may be directed to the family at www.apfelfuneralhome.com.