Dorothy Sherman (St. John) Coslet (1918 - 2013)


Dorothy S. Coslet, 95, of Altamont, died at 12:09 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 7, 2013, at St. Anthony's Memorial Hospital in Effingham.
Services were held at 11 a.m. on Friday at First United Methodist Church in Altamont, with the Rev. Willie Deuel officiating. Burial was in Union Cemetery in Altamont. Visitation on Thursday began at 5 p.m. with a brief Daughters of American Revolution ceremony and continued until 7 p.m. Gieseking Funeral Home in Altamont was in charge of arrangements. Memorials: Lutheran Care Center in Altamont or donor's choice. Online condolences may be shared at
Mrs. Coslet was born on Saturday, Aug. 24, 1918, in Ferguson, Mo., the daughter of Burton and Ethel Gray Carter St. John. She married David F. Coslet on May 11, 1942.
Survivors include her husband.
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Published in The Leader-Union from Oct. 14 to Oct. 23, 2013