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Jay County Obituaries


January 16, 1997

Ruth (Nelson) Osenbaugh

           Ruth E. Osenbaugh, 77, 313 W. Penn St., Portland, died Thursday evening at Jay County Hospital. She was a member of the Portland First Church of the Nazarene. Born Nov. 4, 1919 in Winchester, she was the daughter of Fred and Christene (Lovell) Nelson. She was married July 20, 1940 to Albert Osenbaugh, who survives. Survivors besides her husband are one daughter, Mrs. Paul (Janet) Resler, Fort Recovery [Ohio]; two sons, the Rev. Robert G. Osenbaugh, Marion [Indiana] David L. Osenbaugh, Portland; three sisters, Marjorie Nelson, Winchester; Mrs. Toby (Marilyn) Schrock and Mrs. Ed (Carol) Robbins, both of Fort Wayne; one brother Paul Nelson, Fort Wayne; 11 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Services are set for 2 p.m. Sunday in the Portland First Church of the Nazarene with Pastors William and Shirley Nelson officiating. Burial will be in Green Park Cemetery. Williamson and Spencer Funeral home

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