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James A. Kosman

James A. Kosman, 68, of Port St. Lucie, Florida, (grew up in Hinckley), passed away Monday, April 8, 2013. Born in Cleveland, he resided in Port S. Lucie for 14 years, coming from Pinckney, Michigan.

He was commissioned as a first lieutenant in the United States Army in 1968, and served his country in Vietnam as an armored cavalry commander. His decorations included the National Defense Service Medal, a Silver Star, a Bronze Star, and two Purple Hearts.

Before retirement, James was a financial controller for Ford Motor Corp. He was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Palm City, Florida.

Survivors include his wife of 47 years, Carol A. Kosman of Port St. Lucie; daughters, Karen Kosman Cohen of Tequesta, Florida, and Arianne S. Kosman of Port St. Lucie, Florida; brother, Edward R. Kosman of Hinckley; and two grandchildren.

Memorial contributions in Mr. Kosman’s honor may be made to University of Washington MCC Research Center, Att: Dr. Paul Nghiem, 850 Republican St., Seattle, WA 98109.

Arrangements were entrusted to the care of Martin Funeral Home & Crematory, Fort St. Lucie Chapel, Florida.