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Mrs. Edith Gardner

Mrs. Edith Osborn Gardner, who passed away Friday, May 3, was laid to rest in the Walnut Grove Cemetery Monday, May 6, 1963.

Funeral services were held in the Methodist Church in Cozad with the pastor, Reverend Herbert W. Jackman in charge. Music was furnished by Mrs. Jack Stuart, soloist and Mrs. H. W. Jackman, organist. Casket bearers were: Robert Miller, Herman Miller, William Miller, Howard Dellman, Merle Osborn and Alfred Oman.

Edith Miller was born June 20, 1880, to John and Mary Miller at Gross Godens, Germany, and passed away on May 3, 1963, at the Cozad Community Hospital. At the age of two she came with her parents to Nebraska. They resided in Kearney county, later moving to Custer county. She was married to James Porter Osborn, March 23, 1904, and to this union were born three sons and one daughter. Her husband passed away August 31, 1919. She spent most of her life in the Redfern Table and Pleasant Valley vicinities with her family.

She married Ernest Gardner of Gothenburg, where they lived until his death, August 29, 1938. She moved to Cozad, where she spent her remaining years. Her daughter, Mrs. Blanche Whited, preceded her in death April 21, 1962, also two brothers, Henry and Otto; a sister, Mrs. Gussie Wittefoot and one grandson, Johnnie Osborn.

She leaves to mourn her passing: three sons, Roy Osborn, Callaway; Clarence Osborn, Lexington; and Harry Osborn, Sacramento, California; three brothers, Willie Miller, Kearney and Ernest and Carl Miller of Callaway; eight grandchildren, seven great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews, and a host of relatives and friends.

The Loup Valley Queen 58(50):4 Thursday, May 16, 1963

Published: 6/22/2024 - http://www.historicfarnam.us/cemetery/obits/index.asp
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