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Virginia Arlene Osborne, age 84, of Allen, passed away Friday, August 4, 2023, at Grande Vista Assisted Living in Coldwater. She was born January 27, 1939, in Hillsdale, to Wilson “Bill” and Roberta (Clark) Jansen. Virginia married Gerald Osborne on January 17, 1959, and he survives.
Virginia graduated from Litchfield High School in 1957, and she was formerly employed for the United States Post Office as a rural mail carrier in Allen. She was a longtime member of the Allen United Methodist Church and the Order of the Eastern Star. Virginia enjoyed sewing and wintering in Leesburg, Florida with Gerry for 20 years.
In addition to her husband of 64 years, Gerry Osborne, Virginia is survived by two daughters, Beth Ann Robertson of Perrysburg, Ohio, and Brenda (Dennis) Graham of Flat Rock, Michigan; two grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and two brothers, Tom (Sharon) Jansen of Litchfield, and John (Kathy) Jansen of Ann Arbor.
Virginia was preceded in death by her parents.
Funeral services for Virginia Osborne will be held Thursday, August 10, 2023, at 11:00 AM, at VanHorn-Eagle Funeral Home in Hillsdale with Pastor Beverly Clark officiating. Interment will follow at Allen Cemetery. The family will receive friends for visitation on Wednesday from 5:00-7:00 PM at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions are suggested to Allen United Methodist Church or to ProMedica Hospice of Coldwater.