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OSBORN, Arthur

Source: Sioux City, Iowa Journal Thursday 4 Sept 1980 p 11

Arthur W. Osborn, 83, 1307 Summit St, retired railroad conductor died Tuesday at a hospital in Pender, Neb after a long illness.  Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the Nelson-Berger Northside Chapel. The Rev. Krishan Persaud of Our Savior’s Lutheran Church will officiate.  Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. There will be a graveside flag presentation by Sioux Valley Barracks 1019 Veterans of WWI. Mr. Osborn was born March 28, 1897 in Covington, Ind.  He came to Sioux City in 1922 from Sioux Falls, SD. His first wife Emma F. Hammer died in 1961 in Sioux City. He married Mabel Epperson Sept 3, 1966 at Dakota City. He was a conductor for the Milwaukee RR for 38 years, retiring in 1964.  He was a member of Riverside Lutheran Church and member and Past Commander of Sioux Valley Barracks 1019 Veterans of WWI. He served in the Rainbow Division of the US Army during WWI.  Survivors include the widow; three sons: Floyd and Stuart of Sioux City and Arthur of LA, Calif; two daughters, Mrs. Colleen Wood of Wis and Mrs. Linda Kahler of Littleton, Colo; 23 grandchildren and several great grandchildren. – kbz

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