Edward Oscar Osborne
July 11, 1938 ~ February 14, 2017
Edward O. Osborne, 78, of Sioux Falls, died Tuesday February 14, 2017, at home, surrounded by his loving family, following a lengthy battle with heart disease.
Memorial services will be 1:30 pm, Tuesday February 21, 2017, at Church at the Gate, 6820 W. 26th St. Sioux Falls. Full Military Honors will follow.
Edward O Osborne was born in Farmington, MI, on July 11, 1938, to Hazel and Edwin Osborne. He attended school in Farmington until he enlisted in the US Air Force in 1955. After serving stateside and abroad, Ed completed his military duties in August of 1959, at Ellsworth AFB and chose to make South Dakota his permanent home. Ed spent his lifetime in household sales, specializing in vacuum cleaners. In 1990, he opened Edie O’$ Casino on West 41st St., Sioux Falls. In 2004, Ed finally asked Laurel to marry him after 21 years of dating, and they were wed.
Ed will be deeply missed by his wife, Laurel; ten children; twenty-nine grandchildren; and seven great grandchildren; Ed is also survived by many beloved nieces and nephews.
Ed was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Gene Osborne and Chuck Woodruff; and two sisters, Maxine Stanek and Marilou Himmelspach.