Kosman, Irene E.

Irene Evelyn Kosman (nee Legan), 89, passed away peacefully at Regina Health Care in Richfield, Ohio, April 27, 2019, surrounded by her family, under the care of a very attentive and compassionate staff and the Crossroads Hospice team.

Irene was born in Cleveland, Ohio to Raymond and Alice (Muhic), and lived in Hinckley, Ohio until her marriage to her husband of 68 years, Robert.  She moved to North Royalton, where she and Bob built their home and raised their family.

She enjoyed gardening in her greenhouse and garden,and baking and cooking for her family.  She loved to travel, and had the opportunity to travel to Brazil and Australia.  Her favorite place to vacation was the OBX, the Outer Banks of North Carolina.

Along with her husband and children, Irene farmed and raised Shorthorn beef cattle.  Irene was a 4H advisor for many years, and was active in the Shorthorn Lassies Association.  Irene is survived by her husband, Robert D. Kosman; her children, Kathleen H. Kosman, Robert R. (Karen) Kosman and David J. (Bernadine) Kosman; her grandsons Christopher (Tiffany) Kosman, Mick (Jennifer) Kosman; and her great grandchildren, Anna, Ryan, Charlotte and Michelle.

Irene was preceded in death by her parents, and her brother and sister-in-law, Raymond and Jean Legan.

In keeping with Irene’s wishes, there will be no services.

Memorial donations can be made to the Medina County 4H Endowment Fund, c/o Endowment Treasurer, 3671 Good Road, Seville, OH 44273-9722, or the Ohio Shorthorn Lassies Association, c/o Treasurer, 54905 Fulton Hill Road, Bellaire, OH 43906.

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  1. My condolences to family n friends ….
    My memories of Irene are of a great strong nice woman.
    I appreciate the time i spent around her many years ago. RIP Mrs. Kosman.

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