Ruth Ann Osborn, 69Published 4:57pm Monday, April 1, 2013
Born: Sept. 8, 1943
Died: March 30, 2012
Ruth Ann Osborn, 69, of Edwardsburg, formerly of Cassopolis, has gone home to be received by the Lord, Saturday, March 30, 2013 in Loyola Medical Center, Chicago.
Ruth Ann was born Sept. 8, 1943 in Niles, Mich., to Clyde and Margie (Callahan) Cole.
She married Chris Osborn June 24, 1982 in Cassopolis, Mich. He survives. Her parents preceded her in death. She was also preceded by one brother in law, John Benjamin.
Ruth Ann was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother. Her family was the most important thing to her. She loved her flowers. She and her husband would “disappear” for day trips to the beach. Ruth Ann was passionate about all animals, large or small, wild or domestic.
Ruth Ann will be greatly missed by family and friends. She is survived by her husband, Chris Osborn of Edwardsburg; two daughters, Roxanne (Chris) Brimhall of Cassopolis, Connie (Doug Lillie) Harrington of Dowagiac; one son, Donald (Angela) Harrington of Edwardsburg; 10 grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren (with two on the way); one sister, Annette Benjamin of Dowagiac; and one brother, Don (Barbara) Cole of Niles; mother in law, Angelina Osborn of Edwardsburg; and a host of nieces and nephews.
Family and friends will gather for a memorial service this spring at a date and time to be announced.
The family prefers memorials to any organization that helps animals.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Wagner Family Funerals, Cassopolis. Online memories and messages of sympathy may be posted at: wagnercares.com.