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James Cossiboom

Friday, May 5, 2006

SCOTT CITY -- James "Boomer" Cossiboom, 48, died at 5:52 p.m. May 2, 2006, at Methodist Germantown Hospital in Germantown, Tenn.

Born Sept. 24, 1957, in Cape Girardeau, son of Bessie Arleen Huffman Tipsword of Scott City and the late Henry Alonzo Cossiboom, he worked as an engineer for Burlington-Northern Santa Fe Railway Co. in Chaffee for 13 years.

On Dec. 5, 1992, he married Jane Renee Dunlap who survives of the home.

Other survivors include: two sons, Bryan Cossiboom of Branson and Tyler Cossiboom of Scott City; two daughters, Abby Burch of Springfield and Krystal Enderle of Scott City; one brother, David Cossiboom; one sister, Linda Bentley of Springfield, Ill.; his stepfather, Loyd Tipsword of Scott City; and his father- and mother-in-law, David and Syble Dunlap of Cape Girardeau.

Visitation is after 4 p.m. today at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee with an Elks service at 7 p.m.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral chapel with the Rev. Joe Hudson officiating.

Burial will follow at a later date in Union Park Cemetery at Chaffee.

Pallbearers will be: Kevin James, Robert Hodo, Ronnie Ressel Sr., Mike "Red" Griffin, Terry Curtis, Mark Ballard and Danny Loucks.