Osborn, Ardith M., Saginaw, Michigan


Passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 23, 2014. Age 91 years. Ardith Myra Sandquist was born August 28, 1922 in Saginaw, Michigan to Edwin and Esther (Traup) Sandquist. She was a 1941 graduate of Arthur Hill High School, a 1943 graduate of Bay City Junior College, and later graduated from Central Michigan University. Ardith married MacGillivary Everett Osborn April 27, 1943. He predeceased her in 1988. She was a lifelong member of the Order of the Eastern Star. She enjoyed dancing, and sewing costumes for many plays at St. Paul Lutheran School and Arthur Hill High School. Mrs. Osborn had been a member of Grace Lutheran Church, and later became a member of Faith Ev. Lutheran Church in Saginaw. Surviving are two sons and two daughters; Pamela (Ronald) Moser, Kim (Terry) Stevens, Mac (Bonnie) Osborn, Jr., and Craig Osborn, seven grandchildren; Alicia and Craig Stevens, Shawn Moser, Wendy Moser-Magill, Erin and Eric Osborn, and PVT E2 Logan Osborn, six great grandchildren; Gregory, Courtny, Rebecca, Brody, Zachary and Maya, two nieces, and many other loving family members and many friends. Rev. Michael Hahn will officiate the funeral service on Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 11:30 a.m. at Faith Ev. Lutheran Church, 4432 Mackinaw Road. Interment will follow at Oakwood Cemetery. Friends are welcome to gather with the family at the Reitz Herzberg Funeral Home, 1550 S. Midland Road (S-M47), on Wednesday from 2:00-8:00 p.m., and at the church on Thursday one hour before the funeral. The Order of the Eastern Star will conduct a service at 7 PM Wednesday at the funeral home. Memorial offerings are suggested to Faith Ev. Lutheran Church or St. Paul Lutheran School of Saginaw. www.reitzherzberg.com