It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Morris Osborne of Salmon Arm, BC, ageÂ 78, onÂ Sunday, October 14, 2007Â , at the Shuswap Lake General Hospital after a brief illness.Â Â Â
Morris, born April 14, 1929, wasÂ raised and went to school in theÂ Leinan district ofÂ Sask. whereÂ He later farmed and raised his own family.Â HeÂ was a very hard worker,Â who was involved in and a well respected member of the community.Â Morris retired at a young age and was able to persue his love of golf.Â He was a very active member of the Swift Current Elmwood Golf & Country Club, as well as Desert Sands G&CC in Mesa, and Salmon Arm Golf & CC in Samon Arm.
Morris is survived by his wifeÂ of 31 years, Adeline,Â 2 sons: Larry Osborne, Alan OsborneÂ of Swift Current, SK, 4 daughters: Holly (Ryan) Kane of Medicine Hat, AB, Sharon (Randy) Fortney, Nancy (Kelly) Ford of Swift Current, SK, & Brenda (Dave) Kenzie of Salmon Arm, BC, along with 13 grand children, 8 great grandchildren, sister Betty (Ralph) Biese of Swift Current, brother Stanley Osborne of Toronto,Ontario, and many neices and nephews.
Morris will beÂ missed by all his family and friends and remembered for his quick wit and dry sense of humor, which he maintained to the very end.Â
The family would like toÂ extend their gratitude to Dr. Lourens and the many wonderfull nurses at SLH for the kind and gentle care Dad receivedÂ over the past weeks.
No serivce was held at Morris’s request.Â An informal “Celebration of Life”Â tea will be held at Lakeside Manor on Thursday, October 18, 2007, from 1:00 – 3:00 pm.