Shawn Elaine Gossman

Monday, June 13, 2016 4:54 pm

Shawn Elaine Gossman, 47, of rural Decorah, died Thursday, JuneĀ  9, 2016, at Gundersen Healthcare in La Crosse, Wis. Memorial services are at 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 14, at the Assumption Catholic Church in Canton, with Rev. Joe Hennen officiating. Visitation is 9 a.m. until the time of the service at the Church in Canton. Mengis Funeral Home in Mabel is assisting with arrangements.

Shawn was born April 2, 1969, in Decorah, the daughter of Lloyd and Colleen ( Folkedahl) Gossman. She attended Decorah Schools and has continued to live with Lloyd and Colleen. She will be remembered for her feisty nature and her good memory. She loved music and dancing, and going for rides on the motorcycle, tractors, golf carts and tractor mowers.

Shawn is survived by her parents, Lloyd and Colleen of Decorah; siblings: Holly (Kevin) McCabe, Jerry Gossman and Vicki Gossman (Wade Brown) all of Decorah; nieces and nephews: Kori, Dylan and Carly McCabe, Logan(Alisha) and Payten (Jenna) Gossman, Dalton Gossman-Bakke and Justin Brown; great-nephews: Landan, Kiser and Gabe; great-nieces, Skielyn and Cora; aunts and uncles: Opal Gossman of Preston, Wayne Gossman of Decorah, Jean (Jim) McCabe of Minn., Wanda Milligan of Bluffton, Merlyn (Vernelle) Gossman of Decorah, Harold (Marcie) Gossman of Kan., Carroll (Sharon) Gossman of Canton, Roman (Mercedes) Gossman of Rose Creek, Margo (Bruce) Kroshus of Rochester, Sharon Folkedahl of Glendale, Ariz., Lois Lembke of Saukville, Wis., Vincent (Bev) Folkedahl of Iowa City and Lynne Folkedahl of Decorah; and many cousins.

She was preceded in death by a niece, Rikki McCabe,; paternal grandparents, Francis and Mae Gossman; maternal grandparents, Norton and Irene Folkedahl; and aunts and uncles: Howard Gossman, Vivienne Gossman, Ralph Milligan, Arla Kubik, Nels Folkedahl, Dennis Folkedahl and Dale Folkedahl.

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