Lillian J. Osborn
Lillian J. Osborn
  • November 2, 1928 - July 5, 2017
  • Fort Wayne, Indiana

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Lillian J. Osborn, 88, of Fort Wayne, formerly of Coldwater, Mich., passed away on Wednesday, July 5, 2017 at St. Anne Home. Born on November, 2, 1928 in Fort Wayne, she was a daughter of the late John and Julia (Byrczak) Sitko. A graduate of Central High School, Lillian was a homemaker and member of St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church. She is survived by her daughters, Janell (Eddie) Worthington of Green Cove Springs, Fla., Julie Rennecker of Fort Wayne, and Linda (Fred) Whitelock of Omaha, Neb.; three grandchildren, Karmen (Ryan) Schoch of Lafayette, Laura Adler of Cartersville, GA., and Ashley (Michael) Finneran of Fort Wayne; and two great-grandchildren, Drew & Sophie Schoch. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Dr. Donald Osborn; brothers, John, Louis, and Steven Sitko; and sisters, Francis Thiem, Mary Litwaitis, Charlotte Bartels, and Agnes Sitko. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30am on Monday, July 10, 2017 at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, 4916 Trier Rd., Fort Wayne, with calling one hour prior. Fr. Tom Shoemaker officiating. Calling will also be from 2-5pm on Sunday, July 9, 2017 at Hockemeyer and Miller Funeral Home, 6131 St. Joe Rd., Fort Wayne, with a Rosary Service beginning at 2pm. Burial at Catholic Cemetery, Fort Wayne. Memorials may be made to the church or to the Allen County S.P.C.A. For online condolences, please visit