Elkhart – Mary Mae Bookstore Osborn, 99, died Friday, June 4, 2010, at Morton County Care Center in Elkhart.
She was born Jan. 26, 1911, to Harold E. and Dora (Norris) Bookstore in Stafford County.
She married John Osborn Dec. 24, 1933, in Elkhart. He died Feb. 20, 1953.
She graduated from St. John High School in 1927.
She was a homemaker, bookkeeper, cook and seamstress.
She was a member of BPW and the Church of God, where she served many years in the nursery. She worked in the ASC office for many years and was co-owner of Oliver Farm Store.
She is survived by one son, Wiley Osborn, Elkhart; two daughters, Jonice Osborn Oblander and husband, Bob, Liberal, and Doralou Osborn Burger and husband, Jim, Mission Viejo, Calif.; grandchildren, Linda Loomis, Alan Osborn and wife, Brenda, Dorinda Brucken and husband, Allen, Tammi LaFond, Dustin Burger and wife, Jen, Julie Mahn and husband, Dustin, Jason Oblander, DeDe Brandt and husband, Chris, and special granddaughter Rhonda Smith; great-grandchildren, Michael LaFond and wife, Brandi, Katie Hill, Zach Loomis, Scott Osborn, Jonathon LaFond and wife, Heather, Andrew LaFond, Laura Osborn, Mathew LaFond, Kael Mahn, Elora Mahn and Derek Burger; great-great-grandchildren, Brandy LaFond, Danae Loomis and Caleb LaFond; sisters-in-law, Pauline Bookstore, Betty Bookstore; and niece and nephews, Pat Morey, Bill Fletcher and Nick Bookstore.
She was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers, Dale Bookstore, John Bookstore; and one sister, Bernice Fletcher.
o Graveside service will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Elkhart Cemetery with Pastor Ron Crosley presiding.
Friends may call from 2 to 8 p.m. today at Garnand Funeral Home, Elkhart.
Memorials are suggested to Whistle Stop Park or donor’s choice both in care of Garnand Funeral Home, P.O. Box 854, Elkhart, KS 67950.