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Martin Osborn


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Posted Online: Dec. 08, 2012, 5:23 pm
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Martin S. Osborn, 74, of Rock Island, passed away Friday, Dec. 7, 2012, at Trinity Rock Island.
A funeral Mass will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 11, at St. Pius X Church, Rock Island, with visitation one hour prior to the Mass. Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery, Rock Island. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Alleman High School, St. Pius X Catholic Church or ARC of the Quad Cities.
Marty was born March 24, 1938, in Moline, the son of Lee and Alice Wilson Osborn. He married Cleo C. Chanez on June 26, 1965, in Davenport.
Marty was employed at the former St. Anthony's Hospital and Franciscan Hospital, Rock Island, prior to retiring from Trinity Rock Island in 2004, after 39 years.
He was a member of St. Pius X Church and Alleman Booster Club.
He enjoyed fishing and going to Jumer's Casino. He was an avid Alleman sports fan and Chicago Cubs fan.
Survivors include his wife, Cleo; children, Mary (Mike) Kelly, Rock Island, Susan (Roger Corrigan) Osborn, Anthem, Ariz., Tom Osborn, Amy Osborn and Andy Osborn, all of Rock Island; and grandsons, Joe and Sam Kelly.
Condolences may be left at www.RaffertyFunerals.com.














 



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