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NEWSPAPER UNKNOWN, 21 December 1964
Obituary of E. S. OSBORN

Funeral services for E. S. Osborn, 76, former Council Grove businessman who passed away at the Morris County hospital Saturday evening following a long illness, will be Tuesday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the Kendall Funeral Chapel. The Rev. Jack Sandford will be in charge.

Burial will be in the Greenwood Cemetery. They body will lie in state at the Kendall Funeral Chapel until time for services, when the casket will be closed.

Mr. Osborn was a part of the business picture of this city for more than 25 years. A graduate of Washburn University, he came to Council Grove in 1924 after having been associated with the Gibbs Clothing Store in Topeka.

He was associated with N. S. Flack in The Leader here for a short time and when the latter left that firm, Mr. Osborn started the Osborn Clothing Store on the corner of North Neosho and West Main. He purchased The Leader later and operated it until he sold the firm in 1951 and retired.

He was born April 5, 1888 at Yates Center. He was married to Mildred Williams, August 2, 1939.

Mr. Osborn was a former member of the Council Grove Kiwanis club and of the Chamber of Commerce. He was a member of the United Brethren church.

Surviving are his wife, Mildred, and a son Gary Osborn, both of the home, and two sisters, Mrs. Mabel Rock of Virgil and Mrs. Bertha Wilcox of Denver.
Transcribed and Contributed by Jean Feaster

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