Edwin Osborne

Saturday, January 29, 2005

ANNA, Ill. -- Edwin Allen Osborne, 67, of Anna died Thursday, Jan. 27, 2005, at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Marion, Ill.

He was born July 6, 1937, in Boston, Mass., son of Edwin Edmond and Marion Ellison Osborne.

Osborne served in the U.S. Air Force more than 30 years, retiring as chief master sergeant. He was a member of Disabled American Veterans, Vietnam Veterans Association, and was a life member of VFW Post 3455.

Survivors include a daughter, Cindy Cormier of Jennings, La.; a stepdaughter, Shannon Wolfe of Vandalia, Ill.; a brother, Ashley Osborne of Mesa, Ariz.; and three grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Friends may call at Crain Funeral Home in Anna from 2:30 p.m. to service time today.

The funeral will be at 3:30 p.m. today at the funeral home, with Joe Aldridge officiating. Burial will be in Arlington National Cemetery.