Margaret Ann Osborn
Margaret Ann Osborn, 81, a resident of Casa Grande, AZ since 2011, formerly of Grantsburg, WI and Shoreview, MN, passed away Wednesday, February 26, 2020 while on vacation in Cape Coral, FL. She was born June 25, 1938 in Denver, CO to Raymond and Irene Hilbert, now deceased.
Margaret married Gary Ralph Osborn on January 3, 1959. They raised 6 children together. She was the Office Manager at Beaver Brothers Landscape Design for 10 years. She then served as an executive assistant and events coordinator at Bethel University until her retirement. Gary and Marge actively served in their communities and churches. While in Grantsburg, WI, they attended Grace Baptist Church. Since 2013, they have attended Trinity Southern Baptist Church in AZ. In both communities, they experienced the love of dear friends and close family.
Marge sacrificially loved others and showed us what it looks like to put others ahead of ourselves. She invested her time and energy into charities like Home of Hope, Operation Christmas Child, and Laundry Love. She will be remembered for her transforming faith in Jesus. Many called her “Mom” because of her unconditional love. She is missed by all who know her.
She is survived by her beloved husband of 61 years, Gary Osborn of Casa Grande, AZ: six loving children, Cheryl Puckhaber (Eugene) of Hugo, MN, Lisa Gregersen (Dave) of Peshtigo, WI, Dan Osborn (Heidi) of Watertown, MN, Debby Milhous (Ken) of Somerville, MA, Greg Osborn (Deborah) of Gilbert, AZ, Tammy Tish (Tracy) of Denver, CO, and (Italian daughter) Graziella Ghidoni (Fulvio) of Italy; 19 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews: Kathy, Dianne, Bob, Jim, and Rick.
Margaret was preceded in death by a sister, Elaine McCready (Mac).
A Celebration of Life will be held at Trinity Southern Baptist Church, 1100 East Trinity Place, Casa Grande, AZ on Monday, March 16, 2020 at 2:00 pm. Visitation begins at 1:00 pm.
An additional Celebration of Life will be held at Grace Baptist Church, 716 S Robert St, Grantsburg, WI 54840 has been postponed, and will be held at a later date. Details to be announced via www.MullinsMemorial.com
In lieu of flowers, please make memorial contributions in memory of Margaret Ann Osborn to these charities she devoted herself to: Laundry Love, via Trinity Baptist Church, 1100 East Trinity Place, Casa Grande, AZ; Home of Hope (Teen Challenge of Arizona) Operation Christmas Child; Monetary Gifts can be sent to Cheryl Puckhaber, 5829 147th Street North, Hugo, MN 55038.
Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cape Coral, is entrusted with final care.