Vigen Memorial Home obituary – Deanna R. Osborne, 69, formerly of Keokuk

Deanna R. Osborne, 69, formerly of Keokuk

Deanna Rose Osborne, 69, of Blue Grass, IA, formerly of Keokuk, IA, died on Wednesday, February 19, 2020 at the Select Specialty Hospital in Davenport, IA.

     She was born on February 15, 1951 the daughter of Eston and Ellen Dunn Rude.  She was the oldest of six children. Deanna graduated from Mt. Pleasant High School with the Class of 1969.

     Deanna was united in marriage to Maurice Henry Osborne on December 12, 1970 in Mt. Pleasant, IA.  He survives.

     Other survivors are two sons, Bradly Osborne of Blue Grass, IA and Maurice Charles Osborne of Chicago, IL, two daughters, Carol Greene of Davenport, IA and Linda Meo (Kohei) of Yokosuka, Japan, five grandchildren, Nannie Hopping (Greggory) of Aledo, IL, Freya Greene of Davenport, Sr. Airman Kitrina Thorne (Sr. Airman Ryan Thorne) of Alamogordo, New Mexico, Sakura Amanda Meo and Takeshi Henry Meo of Japan, and two great-grandchildren, Sora and Midori Hopping.  She will be missed by a large family of brothers, sisters, nieces, nephews, cousins and more.   

     She was proceeded in death by her parents and one brother.

     Deanna loved to sing and had a wonderful voice.  She often sang at events and venues in the community.  She was artistic and could create her own patterns and designs for the blankets she crocheted.  Many family members received blankets from her and they will forever be cherished.  She also made intricate doilies, doll dresses and butterflies.  She taught her grandchildren the joy of crocheting.  Above all she was proud to be a housewife and was devoted to caring for her husband and children.

    A funeral service was held Monday, at the Vigen Memorial Home in Keokuk, IA.  Burial will be in the Keokuk National Cemetery. 

     Visitation was held prior to the service at the funeral home with family meeting with friends at that time.

     Memorials may be made to the family. 

     Online condolences may be left for the family at

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