Rachel M. Osbun

1928 - 2019

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Rachel M. Osbun, 90, of Kenton passed away on Thursday, March 14, 2019. She was born on June 2, 1928 in Kenton to the late Karl and Margaret (Carrothers) Bloom. Rachel married Richard F. Osbun on June 25, 1949 and he preceded her in death on December 21, 2006. She is survived by her five children: Steven Osbun of Kenton, Michael (Larissa) Osbun of Huntsville, Kay (Tim) Brickley of Decatur, GA, Dale (Nancy Jean) Osbun of Sandusky, and Nancy Jo Osbun of Kenton. She is also survived by her sister, Louise (Bloom) Norman of Clearwater, FL; four grandchildren: Brad (Andrea) Osbun of Cary, NC, Kelli (Cory) Conner of Lima, Danielle (Scott) Batchelder of Cincinnati, and Brian (Wennie) Osbun of Pittsburgh, PA; three step-grandchildren: Jen (Eric) Neuhaus of Erlanger, KY, and Aaron (Nikki) Hursh and Andrew (Jessica) Hursh, both of Columbus; and ten great-grandchildren: Adelyn and Alex Osbun, Cain and Chloe Conner, Joe and Sam Neuhaus, Teagan and Brysen Hursh, and Ezra and Kennedy Hursh. She was preceded in death by her siblings: Maurice Bloom, Warren Bloom, Mildred Bloom Schrupp, John Bloom, Mary Bloom Wortman, Joseph Bloom, and Emma Jane Bloom. Rachel was a farm wife and homemaker. She raised dairy and beef cattle with her husband Richard. She occasionally held jobs at Kenton Theatre as an usher, North Electric factory, the Mt. Victory Plaza as a prep cook, and R.E. Allen Bag Factory. Rachel was known for her sharp wit, great cooking and desserts, especially her pies. It is fitting that she passed away on "National Pi Day". A graveside service will be held on Monday, March 18, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at Grove Cemetery. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the SCHINDEWOLF-STOUT-CRATES FUNERAL HOME, Kenton. Memorial contributions can be made in memory of Rachel to Angels for the Elderly, 214 E. Ohio St, Kenton, OH 43326. Online condolences can be expressed by visiting www.stoutcrates.com.

Service Information
  • Graveside Service:

    Monday, March 18th 2019 - 2:00 PM

  • Service Location:

    Grove Cemetery [Map]
    15419 State Route 309
    Kenton, Ohio 43326

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To : Mike and Larissa Osbun
Date :Friday, March 15th 2019
From : Dee Brugler
Mike,sorry to hear about your Mom's passing,accept our sympathy.

To : Nancy family
Date :Saturday, March 16th 2019
From : Kelli Bostelman
I was so sad when I opened the paper and saw this.. God rest her soul! I’ll miss her joyful spirit when she come to get her hair done!!😊😊😊😉😉I’ll miss her. Nancy you were so wonderful with her. You take care!❤️

To : Nancy
Date :Monday, April 15th 2019
From : Lucille
I am sorry for your loss and for losing touch all these years. God Bless.