Johnson County Funeral Home & Cemetery
11200 Metcalf Avenue
Overland Park, KS 66210
(913) 451-1860
Osa Pages (19)
See More >
Osa Mentions
See More >

Maudress Osa

1921 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
Maudress Osa Obituary
Maudress Osa, 93, passed away August 9, 2014. Maudress was born July 17, 1921, in Warrensburg, Mo., to William Emerson and Maude Surbaugh Stratton. She graduated from Warrensburg High School in 1939. In 1941 she entered Saint Luke's School of Nursing in Kansas City, graduating with a diploma in nursing in 1944. After graduation, she was the supervisor in the newborn nursery at Saint Luke's Hospital for three years and then worked for a pediatrician for three more years. She met Willard Ray Osa in 1946 and they were married in 1947. She retired from nursing when their first child was born in 1951. They had two more sons. She worked on the election board, held office in the PTA, was children's director in their church and also worked with the Boy Scouts serving as a den mother for several years. She returned to nursing in 1964 as a floor duty nurse at Shawnee Mission Hospital where she worked for 20 years, retiring in 1984. She and her husband moved to Aurora, Colo., in 1996. Willard passed away in 2005. Maudie returned to Olathe, Kan., in 2006 where she moved in to Cedar Lake Village, a retirement community. Survivors include one brother, Michael Stratton of Dunlap, Ill.; three sons, Steve of Denver, Colo., Doug of Olathe, Kan., and Larry of Phoenix, Ariz., and their wives; seven grandchildren and five great grandchildren. Funeral service will be 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 16, at College Church of the Nazarene, 2020 Sheridan, Olathe. Interment will follow in the Johnson County Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions be made to the . Fond memories and condolences for the family may be left at www.johnsoncountychapel.com Arr.: Johnson County Funeral Chapel, 11200 Metcalf Ave., Overland Park, KS 66210 (913) 451-1860. Johnson County Funeral Chapel, 913-451-1860, www.johnsoncountychapel.com
Published in Kansas City Star on Aug. 13, 2014
Read More