Gladys Osborn


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Posted Online: Jan. 22, 2013, 4:54 pm
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Gladys A. Osborn, 85, of Silvis, formerly of Hillsdale, died Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013, at Illini Restorative Care, Silvis.
Services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, at Peace Lutheran Church, Port Byron. Burial will be at Friedens Cemetery, Port Byron. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 25, at the Gibson-Bode Funeral Home, Port Byron. Memorials may be made to Peace Lutheran Church.
Gladys was born July 27, 1927, in Moline, the daughter of Chester and Ruth Lyons Lound. She married John Osborn on Aug. 15, 1948, at Zuma Methodist Church in Hillsdale.
Gladys graduated from Moline High School and then attended Augustana, where she obtained a certificate for teaching. She taught school for two years at Willow Vale in Hillsdale. She then became a homemaker. She enjoyed watching birds, flower gardening, oil painting and ceramics. Gladys was a member of Peace Lutheran Church, Home Extension and also the Town of Osborn's Birthday Club.
Gladys is survived by her children (and their spouses), Doris (Roy) Threlkeld, Hillsdale, Duane (Roberta) Osborn, Burlington, Iowa; son-in-law, Russ Mason, Monmouth; eight grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. She was preceded by her husband; and a daughter, Dorothy Mason.












 




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