Feb. 8, 1933 - Feb. 3, 2013
Carolyn L. Osting, of Delphos, passed away on Sunday at 9:27 p.m. at her daughter’s residence.
She was born to Elmer and Ella (O’Neill) O’Connor, who preceded her in death.
She was united in marriage to Kenneth R. Osting on July 30, 1951 and he preceded her in death on June 26, 2011.
Survivors include her children; four sons, David (Sharon) Osting of Van Wert, Kevin (Leila) Osting of Delphos, Mark (Lisa) Osting of Kansas and Patrick (Cheri) Osting of Delphos; two daughters, Carol (Brent) Hammons of Elida and JoAnn (Garry) Stewart of Delphos; seven grandchildren; Stacey (Keith) Kramer, Michelle Schafer, Chad (Kendra) German, Jen (Rick) Vonderwell, Kyle (Rachel) Osting, Whitney (Brian) Clark and Jenna Stewart; twelve great-grandchildren; seven step-grandchildren; and six step-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her sister Joan O’Conner.
Mrs. Osting was a housewife during the time she raised her children. She later attended Apollo Career Center, graduated in 1980 with her LPN degree and worked at both the Delphos Memorial Home and Sarah Jane Living Center. She was a member of St. John’s the Evangelist Catholic Church. Mrs. Osting was a 1951 graduate of St. Rose High School. She loved her family very much. She enjoyed crocheting and sewing.
Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, with father Charles Obinwa officiating. Burial will follow in Resurrection Cemetery.
Friends and family members may call from 2 - 8 p.m. on Wednesday at Harter and Schier Funeral Home. A Parish Wake will begin at 7:30 p.m. on today at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions can be made to St. John’s School or St. Rita’s Hospice.