Mary Ann Osborn, age 82, formerly of rural Elk County, Kansas, passed away Sunday, May 23, 2021 at Hospice House in Hutchinson, Kansas.
Mary was born June 9, 1938 in Wauneta, Kansas to Ralph and Violet McAlister of rural Moline, Kansas. She grew up alongside 8 siblings, attended school in Elk Falls, and graduated from Elk Falls High School.
On September 1, 1957, she married Cecil Osborn. Together, they had 3 children, Marty, Randy, and Cathy. Mary was a home-maker until her children started school and then went to work at Claude-Mann & Associates in Wichita, KS until moving to Garfield, AR, on Beaver Lake. Then, she worked for Walmart Corporate until retiring.
Mary & Cecil enjoyed their time with family & numerous friends and traveling. She was known for her wonderful cooking and making everyone’s favorite when they visited.
Mary is survived by her children:
Marty (Debbie) Osborn of Clayton, NC
Randy (Sheree) Osborn of Hutchinson, KS
Cathy Ostmeyer of Hutchinson, KS
Sister, Karen Hay of Independence, KS
She was also a grandma to 7 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren
She is preceded in death by her husband, Cecil, and 7 siblings (Wilson, Phyllis, Melvin, Wanda, Darlene, Helen, and Darrell).
Funeral service will be held on Thursday, May 27, 2021 at 2:00 PM at Countryside Funeral Home in Howard, KS
Memorial contributions are suggested to the Lost Bridge Community Church and can be mailed to or left with the funeral home.
Services entrusted to:
Countryside Funeral Home, 206 E. Washington, PO Box 1233, Howard, KS 67349
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