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Life Story / Obituary
Age 82, died on Friday, May 11, 2018. She was born on August 19, 1935 in St. Louis, MO the daughter of Thomas and Madeline (Hartzell) Osborne and has lived almost her entire life in the Lawton area. She enjoyed children and for many years she crocheted over 2,000 teddy bears for kids who were hospitalized. Carolyn loved animals and her family. Members of her family include her siblings: Ken Osborne, Robert (Diane) Osborne and Betty Wells; 2 children: Leal (Wanda) Everett, Randy (Betty) Everett; grandchildren: Shawn Everett, Wendy Howard, Brandon Everett, Danielle Hathaway, Jim Sprau, Eddie and Tim Kamrowski and Jimmy Rustenholtz; numerous great grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Leal in 1988; and a daughter, Bonnie Rustenholtz in 2012. Services will be held on Tuesday (May 15) at 1 pm at the Betzler & Thompson Life Story Funeral Home, 60900 M-40 Hwy; Paw Paw (269) 657-3870. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Please visit Carolyn’s personal web page at www.BetzlerFuneralHome.com, where you can archive a favorite memory or photo and sign her online guestbook before coming to the funeral home. Memorial donations may be made to the SPCA of Southwest Michigan.