Shawn Elaine Gossman, Decorah

Shawn Elaine Gossman, 47, of rural Decorah, Iowa, died Thursday, June 9, at Gundersen Healthcare in LaCrosse, Wis.

Shawn was born April 2, 1969, in Decorah, Iowa, the daughter of Lloyd and Colleen ( Folkedahl) Gossman. She attended Decorah Schools and 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 cart, and tractor mower.

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 Minnesota, Wanda Milligan, of Bluffton, Merlyn (Vernelle) Gossman, of Decorah, Harold (Marcie) Gossman, of Kansas, 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.

Memorial services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 14, at the Assumption Catholic Church in Canton with the Rev. Joe Hennen officiating. Visitation will be 9 a.m. until the time of the service at the church in Canton. Mengis Funeral Home in Mabel is assisting with arrangements.