NIDA JEAN OSBORN,
73, of Cass City, died unexpectedly Wednesday, May 29, 2013 in her home. She was born June 30, 1939 at home in Grant Township to C. Robert and Beryl (Ricker) Osborn.
Jeannie received her BS degree from Central Michigan University, where she played flute in the concert band. She received her Masters of Library Science from Wayne State University. Jeannie worked for the Detroit Public Library for 20 years. She then worked for the Bowling Green City Library. Jeannie retired from Northwest Missouri State University Library after over 15 years. Jeannie was very political and had strong beliefs. She loved dogs and had as many as 12 at one time. She searched the internet for rescued dogs that needed a home. Her current Japanese Chin, Suki, was her best friend and companion. Jeannie had a regular route in town that she would take daily to provide doggie treats to many dogs in town.
Jeannie is survived by her sisters: Marilyn (Anton) Peters of Cass City, Norma (Dick) Wallace of Cass City; nieces and nephews: Bob McLachlan, Scott (Ruth) McLachlan, Bea McLachlan, Cynthia Peters, Sally (Larry) Sines, Joann (Louie) Tauber, Val Peters, Patrick (Stephanie) Peters; Tom (Leigh) Wallace, Stephen Wallace; many great nieces, nephews and great great nephews. Jeannie is also survived by special family, Punno, Ayesha and their children. She is preceded in death by her parents; sister, Gwen McLachlan; nephew, Christopher Peters.
Funeral service held 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, June 5, 2013 in Kranz Funeral Home Cass City with Rev. Michele Hile, interim pastor of Cass City First Presbyterian Church officiating. Interment will be in Grant Township Cemetery, Gagetown. Pallbearers for Jeannie: Bob McLachlan, Scott McLachlan, Patrick Peters, Tom Wallace, Larry Sines and Louie Tauber. Memorials may be made to Cass River Pet Friendz. Family and friends may share memories, prayers and stories with the family at www.kranzfuneralhome.com.
Visitation: 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, June 4, 2013 in Kranz Funeral Home Cass City
Kranz Funeral Home, Cass City, Michigan
Debra L. Kranz, 989-872-2195
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