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Iva M. Osborne
Iva passed away May 1, 2018, at Stoneridge Adult Foster Care in Johnstown Township, and is now re-united with her beloved husband Bob. Iva was born November 2, 1925, in Nashville, Michigan; the daughter of Archie and Anna (Garrett) Belson. A 1943 graduate of Delton Kellogg High School, Iva was a member of Faith United Methodist Church. She was a secretary at Delton Kellogg Schools for over twenty two years and very involved in 4-H for many years, and the Bernard Historical Society. Iva married the love of her life Robert “Bob” Osborne on September 11, 1948, and he preceded her in death on April 18, 2014. Together they were inducted into the Farmers Hall of Fame and they were Grand Marshals of the Delton Founders Day Celebration and the Prairieville Memorial Day Parade. Iva is survived by their children: Kenneth (Kelly) Osborne, Diana (Tom) Gilmer, Larry (Val) Osborne, and Donnie (Denise) Osborne, sisters in law: Ramona Chamberlin and Jean Osborne, twelve grandchildren, twenty four great grandchildren with two on the way, and many nieces and nephews. Iva was also preceded in death by her parents, a baby sister, brothers: George and Archie Belson, a sister in law: Betty Belson, brothers in law: Kenneth and Richard Osborne and Robert Chamberlin, and her good friend: Maxine Chamberlin. Iva’s family will receive friends, Friday, 5:00 - 8:00 PM at the Williams-Gores Funeral Home, Delton. Iva’s funeral will be conducted, Saturday, May 5, 2018, 11:00 AM at Faith United Methodist Church, Pastor Brian Bunch, officiating. Burial will take place in Prairieville Cemetery. Memorial contributions to Barry County 4-H will be appreciated. Please visit www.williamsgoresfuneral.com to share a memory or to leave a condolence message for Iva’s family.
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