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Douglas Stephen Osburn

July 31, 1931 — January 30, 2014

Douglas Stephen Osburn, 82, died on January 30, 2014, at Asbury Park Greenhouse in Newton, Kansas.
He was born on July 31, 1931 in Fredonia, Kansas the son of Charles Calvin and Verna Opal (Housley) Osburn.
He married Phyllis Ivy on November 17, 1955 at Neodesha, Kansas. They have been married 58 years.

Doug was a veteran of the United States Marine Corp.

He worked as a dispatcher for the Santa Fe Railroad. He was there 54 years before entering retirement.

Doug had several hobbies during his lifetime, including woodworking, auto mechanics, yard work and coaching baseball for three years for his son Mike. During his earlier years, he enjoyed playing chess. Doug enjoyed his family and being home, spending time with them.

Preceding him in death were his parents, 4 sisters, Betty, Georgiana, Shirley and Dorothy and a brother, Charles Jr. “Bud”.

Survivors include his wife Phyllis, Newton; 5 sons and their families, Steve (Alice) Osburn, Wichita, children, Molly, Annie, Samantha and Charlie, son, Scott (Rhonda)Osburn, Newton, son Dan, daughter Emily (Aaron), son, Mike Osburn, Newton, children, John (Emily), Brooks and Sara, Doug Osburn, Kansas City, MO, and son Alex, son Casey (Jennifer) Wichita, son Matthew; 3 sisters, June (Russell) Slater, El Dorado, Theenie(Syl) Posch, Lawrence, and Nancy (Yog) Sehgal, Arlington, TX; 5 great grandchildren; many nieces and nephews.

There are no services planned at this time.
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