Jerry K. Osborne

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Jerry K. Osborne

September 18, 1937 - March 06, 2019

Jerry K. Osborne Jerry K. Osborne, 81, of Traverse City, passed away peacefully on March 6, 2019 at The Villa at Traverse Point with his loving daughter, Michele, by his side after a long battle with dementia.
Jerry was born on Sept. 18, 1937 to Forrest and Rose Osborne (Borst) in Star Township, Antrim County.
He is survived by his daughter, Michele K. Osborne, of Traverse City; his "favorite" grandchildren, Mischalean E. Reed, of Grand Rapids, and Colleen (Ray) Freund, of Ann Arbor; brothers, Mike (Midge), of Mancelona, John (Shelley), of Alba, Bob, of Gaylord, and Ed (Fran), of Hubbardston.
He was preceded in death by his son, William J. Osborne; a sister-in-law, Betty (Bob); and his parents.
He was a proud dad, grandpa, brother, uncle and great uncle to numerous nieces and nephews.
Jerry's greatest joy in life was spending time with his family and friends. He was well known for his sense of humor, quick wit and the twinkle in his eyes!
Cremation has taken place per Jerry's wishes, and a private family get-together will be scheduled at a later date.
Published on March 15, 2019
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2 posts

Shelby and Carlton Plyler
Mar 17, 2019
Jerry was a classmate from the class of 1955, Tustin High School. Fond memories of a fellow that was fun to visit and spend time with. We send our sympathy to all the family.
Shelby and Carlton Plyler
Linda Anderson
Mar 15, 2019
Keeping you in my thoughts. Am sure Jerry and Denny are already up to no good.