Lila M. Gossman, 82, peacefully passed away Thursday, April 24, 2014 surrounded by her family at the Muse Norris Hospice Inpatient Unit in Mason City. Memorial Services will be held at 10:00 A.M. Tuesday, (April 29, 2014) at the Bethany Lutheran Church, 183 2nd Ave. East, Thompson, IA with the Pastor Lynn Noel officiating. A gathering of friends and family will be held 4:00-7:00 P.M. Monday (April 28, 2014) at Petersen Lund Funeral Home, 505 North Clark St. Forest City, IA. Inurnment of cremains will be held in the Graceland Cemetery, Buffalo Center, IA. Memorials may be directed to the Hospice of North Iowa or the donor’s choice.