Ulrey, Hesper E., Saginaw, Michigan


Loving mother and grandmother passed away Friday, April 13, 2012 at Hoyt Nursing & Rehab Centre. The daughter of the late Charles and Mabel (Cline) Barker, Hesper was born March 4, 1927 in Greenville, Michigan. She married Jerry L. Ulrey on December 29, 1973. He predeceased her July 8, 2011. Hesper cared for all animals and birds and was a member and supporter of the Saginaw County Humane Society and the A.S.P.C.A. She enjoyed painting, doing craft work, traveling and spending time with her family. Surviving are three sons, three daughters and their spouses, Gary and Linda Osborn, Essexville; David and Sandra Osborn, Bridgeport; Bruce Osborn, Albertville, Alabama; Loretta Osborn, Albertville, Alabama; Barbara and Timothy Yax, Saginaw; Cheryl and David Berent, Saginaw; 17 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; one sister, Eloise Rollin, Primeville, Oregon; several nieces and nephews. Hesper was preceded in death by a daughter-in-law, Donna Osborn, and by a step-daughter, Jill Ulrey. Funeral service will take place on Monday, April 16, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at The Snow Funeral Home, 3775 N. Center Road (between Shattuck and McCarty). Pastor Jeffery Osborn, Hesper’s grandson, will officiate with entombment in Roselawn Memorial Mausoleum. Friends may call at the funeral home where the family will be present on Sunday from noon-5:00 p.m. and on Monday from 10:00 a.m. until time of service. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to the Friends of the Animal Shelter. www.snowfuneralhome.net