from the Everett Herald, Dec 31 2008
Ronald R. Cozzens, age 49, of Marysville, Washington, born August 28, 1959 in Red Lodge, MT to Ronald N. and Dawna Cozzens, died unexpectedly on December 17, 2008 in Cascade, MT. Ronald graduated from Lynnwood High School in 1978. He was a 1st sergeant in the U.S. Air Force from 1979 to 1983. His main career was as a machinist for 18 years at the Boeing Co, in Everett, WA. Ronald loved fishing, hunting, bowling and hosting 4th of July celebrations at his home in Marysville. He liked showing off his home-made "potato" gun at family gatherings. He was an avid welder on projects in his shop. Preceding him in death are grandparents, Ivan and Kate Cozzens, Smokey and Gladys Royse, and Jerry and Rosa Coffman; and mother-in-law, Eunice Rupp. Survivors are, father, Ronald N. Cozzens; mother, Dawna Schwindt; mother of his children, Donna (Rupp) (Cozzens) Isaacson of Arlington, WA; step-mother, Susan Cozzens of Snohomish, WA; son Royse J. (Vanessa) Cozzens of Mt Vernon WA; daughter, Laura E.M. (Nick) Owrey of LA, CA ; siblings, twin brother, Donald R. Cozzens of MT, Rocky B. Cozzens of Texas, Brad Cozzens of WA, Stormy Schwindt and Wade Schwindt of MT; two grandchildren, Autumn Grace Cozzens and Moriah Jade Cozzens; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. A memorial service is planned in the spring.