The Oskaloosa Herald
Lisa Osborn, 45, of Pella, passed away Wednesday morning, July 25, 2012, at her home on the Christian Opportunity Center Campus, after declining health for the last six months.
Her body has been cremated and a private family graveside memorial service will be held at a later date. Garland-Van Arkel-Langkamp Funeral Chapel is entrusted with the arrangements. Memorials may be made to the Christian Opportunity Center.
Lisa Anne Osborn, daughter of L.J. and Donna Allgood Osborn, was born, Feb. 20, 1967, in Oskaloosa. Lisa attended school at the Christian Opportunity Center and at the age of 18 went to live on the C.O.C. campus in Pella and work in its workshop. Lisa enjoyed music, shopping, going out to eat and car rides. She also enjoyed the staff, her house mates and the many friends she made at C.O.C. The Osborn family appreciates the genuine love, care and friendship that Lisa received at C.O.C. in the past 27 years.
Lisa’s family includes her mother, Donna Osborn, of University Park; a sister, Debra (Doug) Van Rees, of Canfield, Ohio; brothers: Rex (Sue Else) Osborn, of Savannah, Ga., Gregg (Holly) Osborn, of University Park, and Terry (Mary Ann) Osborn, of University Park; nieces and nephews: Jason Van Rees, of Tampa, Fla.; Adam (Dawn) Van Rees, of Tampa, Fla.; Mara (Tony) Fritz, of Canfield, Ohio; Brie (Dave) Commessa, of Canfield, Ohio; Logan (Sarah Krambeck) Osborn, of Muscatine; Kayla Osborn, of Cincinnati, Ohio; Jake Osborn, of Cedar Rapids; Brittany Osborn, of Oskaloosa; Lucas Osborn, of Oskaloosa; Abby Osborn, of Oskaloosa; Alex Osborn, of Cedar Rapids; several great-nieces and -nephews; and her paternal grandfather, Bill Burbank, of University Park.
She was preceded in death by her father; maternal grandparents, Thomas and Helen Allgood; and paternal grandmother, Ethel Burbank.