Harold Burdette Osman

By on December 24, 2008

            Harold Burdette Osman, 88, of Yorkville, passed away Friday, Dec. 19, 2008, at Hillside Rehabilitation and Care Center. He was born on July 17, 1920, in Morris, Ill., the son of the late William Cyrus and Bertha Louise (Hulderson) Osman.

            He worked for the Burlington Northern for 42 years as a switchman at Aurora Illinois Division and retired on June 28, 1980. He was a member of UTU and the Aurora Legion Ban.

            Harold is survived by his daughter-in-law, Kathy Morrissey Osman; grandchildren, Chris (Monty) Jahns, Lara (John) Gigl and Jeff (Jennifer) Osman; great-grandchildren, Matt (Kara) Jahns, Quinn Jahns, Mallory Gigl, Christopher Gigl, Molly Osman and Layne Osman.

            Along with his parents, he was preceded by his wife, Alberta (Morsch) Osman, on July 9, 1987; son, David Osman on Feb. 17, 1987, and his sister, Marilyn Hankes.

            Private services were held.

            Arrangements were handled by the Healy Chapel, 370 Division Dr., Sugar Grove, IL 60554. For further information, call (630) 466-1330 or visit www.healychapel.com to leave a condolence.