October 27, 1937 -- January 18, 2013

Betty J. Osborn, 75, of Shipshewana, died at 11:59 am, on Friday, January 18, at
Parkview LaGrange Hospital, LaGrange.  She was born on October 27, 1937, in
London, KY, to Joe Parsley and Edith Robertson. On May 16, 1955 she married
William Osborn; he died in 2002. Surviving are two daughters, Diane (Roger)
Pairan of Shipshewana; Kylie Samantha-Joe Osborn at home; four sons,
Timothy Osborn of Clarksville, OH, Jeffrey Osborn of Blanchester, OH, David
(Sarah) Osborn of Topeka, Michael Osborn of Goshen, OH; 10 grandchildren,
nine great grandchildren; two sisters, Ethel (Richard) Chaney of Waynesville,
OH, Alfreda Reed of Blanchester, OH; brother, Virgil (Lauae) Douglas of
Westboro, OH. She was preceded in death by her husband and parents. She
was a member of Topeka Mennonite Church, enjoyed spending time with family
and had an unbelievable love for babies. She received her truck driver’s license
at the age of 56 so she could drive truck with her husband, and was a member
of the teamsters union. Visitation will be from 6:00 - 8:00 pm on Tuesday
January 22, at Tufts-Schildmeyer Funeral Home, Blanchester, OH. Funeral
services will be at 12:00 pm on Wednesday January 23, also at Tufts-
Schildmeyer Funeral Home. Services will be conducted by Pastor Paul Crisp.
Burial will be in Second Creek Cemetery in Blanchester, OH. Memorials may be
given to the Center for Hospice Care or the Alzheimer's Association.  

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With Heartfelt Sympathy, We’re praying you’ll feel the presence of the Lord
today & that you’ll draw strength and hope as you trust Him to be your comfort.
From:  The Dale Fry Family
Betty J. Osborn