Gerald “Jerry” W. Cosner, 73, of Moline, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, October 8, 2021.
Funeral services will be held at 1pm on Thursday, October 14, 2021, at Esterdahl Mortuary & Crematory, Moline. Visitation will be from 4pm–7pm on Wednesday, October 13, 2021, at the funeral home. Burial and military honors will be at Greenview Memorial Garden, East Moline.
Jerry was born on August 11, 1948, in Moline, to Warren and Helen Cosner. He married Diane Wilson on September 22, 1979, in Moline, IL. He was a graduate of Moline High School “Class of 66” and a Navy Vietnam Veteran. He was a long-time member of Edgewood Baptist Church, Rock Island. He took great pride in owning and operating the family business, Cosner’s Friendly Service, with his father and sons. He later worked for Export Packaging until his retirement.
Jerry was known for his natural quick wit, making people laugh, and keeping an immaculate yard. He enjoyed bowling, golf, trips with his golf buddies, but above all else spending time with his precious family. Jerry will be greatly missed by his wife, Diane; children, Greg (Donetta), Dan (Thera), and Shelly; his sisters, Sue and Kay; and his eight grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
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