WHITE CITY, IL - Dorothy Mae Osmoe, 82, of White City died Sunday, May 5, 2013, at 2:33 a.m. at the Emergency Room of St. Francis Hospital, Litchfield, Ill.
She was born March 28, 1931, in Kansas City, KS, to Sylvester and Hazel Matthews Paxton. She married Jerome Arthur "Ozzie" Osmoe on June 4, 1954, in Leavenworth, Kan. He preceded her in death.
Dorothy attended Central Jr. High School in Kansas City, Kan. She was a housewife and full-time mother. Dorothy was a member of Blessed John Paul II in Mt. Olive, Ill., where she was active with the Altar & Rosary Society
Surviving are four sons: Ken (Peggy) Osmoe of Mt. Olive, Bob (Karen) Osmoe, Jerry (Sherry) Osmoe and Don (Karen) Osmoe Sr., all of White City, Ill.; six daughters: Linda (Chuck) Cruthis of Sorento, Ill., Carol (Bruce) Sniff and Janet Osmoe (companion, Dave Leitschuh) both of Mt. Olive, Ill., Teresa Nichols of Sand Springs, Okla., Nadine (Jerry) Avery of Laporte, Texas, and Tammie (Delbert) Stumpf of Bachtown, Ill.; brother, Gene Coffman of Kansas City, Kan.; sister, Phyllis Curtis of Jamestown, Mo.; 23 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Sylvester Arthur and Hazel Matthews Paxton; her husband, Jerome Arthur "Ozzie" Osmoe; two grandaughters, Sarah and Amy Osmoe; two sisters, Nadine Harris and Betty Saucecedo; and three brothers: Don Paxton, Gary Coffman and Bill Coffman.
Visitation: Wednesday, May 8, 2013, from 6-9 p.m. at Becker & Son Funeral Home, Mt. Olive. Family Rosary will be recited at the funeral home led by Father Anschutz.
Funeral Mass: Thursday, May 9, 2013, at 11:00 a.m. at Blessed John Paul II, Mt. Olive, Ill., with burial at Calvary Cemetery, Mt. Olive. Father Larry Anschutz is officiating.
A lunch for family and friends will be served in the Blessed John Paul II Hall by the Altar and Rosary Society following the service.
Memorials are suggested to the Mt. Olive Library or Calvary Cemetery, Mt. Olive, Ill.