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Richard "Dick" Osborne


Richard "Dick" Osborne,
86, of Brooklyn, passed away Friday, April 10, 2020, at his home. Private family graveside services will be held at Brooklyn Memorial Cemetery in Brooklyn, with the Rev. Joyce Proctor officiating.
Memorials may be
directed to the family in Richard's memory. Kloster Funeral Home in Brooklyn is assisting the family.
Richard is survived by his son, Terry of Brooklyn; his daughter, Barbara Hall (Cory) of Grinnell; grandchildren, Nathan Hall (Emily) of Honolulu, Hawaii, and Brett Hall (Katurah McKee) of Liberty, Mo.; three great-grandchildren, Tucker, Edison and Lena Hall of Honolulu; brothers-in-law, Gene Morgan of Brooklyn and Mervin Morgan of Grinnell; and a niece and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Betty; daughter-in-law, Syndi Osborne; and sisters-in-law, Jackie Morgan and Joyce Morgan.
Richard Bruce Osborne was born May 21, 1933, in Grinnell, Iowa, the son of Olen Vere Osborne and Alyce Irene Buchenau Osborne. He received his education in the country schools and graduated from Hartwick High School in 1950. He served his country in the U.S. Coast Guard, on the USCG Yankton, stationed at Portland, Maine. He and Betty Colleen Morgan were married on April 10, 1955, in Brooklyn. Dick farmed in the area for 40 years, was a reserve deputy with Poweshiek County, and was part owner of Osborne Insurance and Realty.
Richard was a member of the Poweshiek Masonic Lodge 174, Za-Ga-Zig Shrine of Altoona, Grace United Methodist Church in Brooklyn, the Brooklyn American Legion Post 294 and the Independent Insurance Agents.
"He never met a stranger that did not become his friend. "
Online condolences: www.klosterfuneralhome.com.
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