Rilla Jean Cowsert (née Manus), 63, died in her home on March 14, 2019 in Galt following a short battle with lung cancer. She was born on May 11, 1955 in Lodi to Rhoda Ann and James Manus.

Jean graduated from Delta High School in 1973 and married Frank Cowsert later that year, with whom she built her family, which was the center of her life. Jean was known for her loving and caring nature, willing to lend a helping hand to those who needed it.

Surviving Jean are her husband Frank, brother William, daughters Christine and Kimberly, son James, as well as four grandchildren, Ally, Blake, Skylar and Amara. She was preceded in death by her parents, Rhoda Ann and James Manus, brother James, sisters Wanda Jo and Jimmy Ann, and granddaughter Emma.

No services will be held. In lieu of flowers, please donate to the American Cancer Society.

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