Friday, April 22, 2016

In Memory

Lucy O.
1928 - 2015
 Lucy Osborne was a member of the Fremont Fiber Arts Guild for many years and participated in numerous Guild activities and projects.  Lucy served as the Guild president and helped to promote the fiber arts in Fremont County. The knit items she and brought or wore to the meetings for Show and Tell were exceptional. Note that in each photo she is wearing a sweater or vest that she knit. She was an accomplished knitter, an artist with needles and fiber.

Lucy O., and Alice B. peruse the items in the Guild library
Dubois meeting 2012
Lucy's smile was contagious
Lucille (Lucy) Baldwin Osborne, 87, of Lander died Thursday, September 17, 2015 at the Westward Heights Care Center in Lander. A memorial mass was held 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, September 23, 2015 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church with inurnment following at Mount Hope Cemetery.

Lucille (Lucy) Baldwin was born in Portland, Oregon, to Florence Rees and Decatur Baldwin. The family moved to Hood River, Oregon, where her parents operated an insurance business. After graduating from high school, Lucy attended Oregon State University where she studied home economics and was a member of Delta Delta Delta sorority.

She and James G. Osborne married in 1948. They lived in California, Utah, Colorado, and Oklahoma before settling in Lander in 1978. Lucy was employed by Lander Medical Clinic until retirement in 1996.

Over the years she was an active member of Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Fremont Fiber Arts Guild, Lander Urban Forest Council, Fremont County Master Gardeners, and PEO.

Lucy was an avid gardener, an accomplished knitter, and enthusiastic cook who enjoyed entertaining and sharing items she made and grew with friends.

Lucy is survived by two daughters, Elizabeth and Anne.

The family would like to thank Justin Hopkin, MD, for his compassionate care and the staff at Mountain View Retirement Residence, Westward Heights Care Center, and Frontier Hospice for their compassionate and professional care. Heartfelt thanks is also extended to all of Lucy’s wonderful friends for delicious meals, rides to appointments, caring visits and most of all, friendship over the years.


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