Douglas Tipton Cossman

20 January, 195615 May, 2022
Obituary of Douglas Tipton Cossman
Douglas Tipton Cossman, age 66, passed away on Sunday May 15th, 2022. Doug was born in Freeport, Texas and was a lifelong resident of Baton Rouge. He is survived by his wife, Pamela Shald Cossman, stepson, Vincent M. Finocchiaro, Omaha, Nebraska, sister, Kathryn D. Cossman, Denver, Colorado, brother, David N. Cossman and wife Traci S. Cossman, Greensboro, North Carolina. Preceded in death by his parents Fred N. Cossman, Jr. and Donna Tipton Cossman. He attended Broadmoor High School, Kansas State University and Louisiana State University. Doug was a Spanish Town Mardi Gras board member for more than 25 years and was instrumental in booking musicians for the STMG Ball. He was an avid baseball and music fan who supported LSU baseball and BRHS radio. Doug was an inspiration to his golf group, always striving to play despite health challenges. Visitation at Rabenhorst Funeral Home on Government Street on Wednesday May 25th from 2:00-6:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Miracle League, Fore!Kids Foundation or the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank. To view and sign the online guestbook, please visit

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Wednesday, 25 May, 2022

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