Jean Ann Gossard, age 84, passed away at South Lincoln Medical Center in Kemmerer on Dec. 17, 2020. She was born on July 4, 1936 in Denison, Iowa, the daughter of Albert Henry and Irene Johannah (Rahn) Boyens.
Jean loved to spend time visiting with friends and family on the telephone. She also loved her dog, Jenny. Jean’s favorite flower was a rose.
She married the love of her life, Lester Melvin Gossard on Dec. 29, 1956, in Ainsworth, Nebraska. They spent 64 years of marriage together.
She is survived by her husband, Lester M. Gossard, of Diamondville; children, Charlene Ann Rust, of Jackpot, Nevada, Randy Marvin Gossard, of Diamondville, Linda Jean Gossard, of Colorado Springs, Colorado, and Lori Allison Gossard, of Whitewater, Colorado.
She is also survived by six grandchildren, Stacy, Cara, Allsion, Ashley, Tiphanie and Hailey as well as her great-grandchildren, Sarah, Lance, Brennan and Danica.
Jean is preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Walter Boyens and Marvin Boyens; two sisters, Lillian Edna Schuff, and Maxine Lucille Boyens; and a granddaughter, Sarah Ann Florence Rust.
Cremation has taken place under the direction of Ball Family Chapel of Kemmerer. Graveside and interment will take place at a later date.