Naomi Osborn
Naomi Osborn

FORT WAYNE, Indiana — Naomi Osborn, 94, of Ft. Wayne, died May 22, 2014, in the Lutheran Life Villages Nursing Home.

She was born May 7, 1920, in Allen County, Indiana, the daughter of the late James Victor and Georgianna (Henrey) Anderson.

On Nov. 6, 1937, she married Dale A. Osborn who passed away Oct. 25, 2005.


Mrs. Osborn worked in retail for many years before retiring. She loved music, singing in the church choir, South Moor Singers and was a member of square dancing club for many years. Mrs. Osborn was an active member of the Calvary United Methodist Church before living at Lutheran Life Villages.

Survivors include three daughters, Joan (Wilbur) Clymer of Van Wert, Ohio, Janet (Merle) Naeve of Dewey, Arizona, Pauline (William) Arnold of Fremont, Indiana; four grandchildren, Gerald (Deb) Clymer of Hot Springs, Arkansas, Richard (Patt) Clymer of Mundelein, Illinois, Patricia (Stephen) Jones of Van Wert, and Mark Arnold of Ft. Wayne; nine great-grandchildren, four great-great-grandchildren. Others surviving include a sister, Lauretta George of Bluffton, Indiana.

Those who preceded her in death include one grandson, Kerry Smith; one granddaughter, Debi Townsend; four sisters, Beulah Weisman, Donna Yocum, Chloe Kizer, and Arlene Wilson Brubaker and a brother, James Forest Anderson.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the Heartland Hospice, 1315 Directors Rows, Suite 210, Ft. Wayne, IN 46080, The Lutheran Life Villages, 6701 S. Anthony Blvd., Ft. Wayne, IN 46816 or The Calvary United Methodist Church, 6301 Winchester Road, Ft. Wayne, IN 46819

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 27, 2014, at Klaehn Fahl & Melton Funeral Home, 6424 Winchester Road, Ft. Wayne, Indiana. Visitation will be 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

To sign online condolences www.klaehnfahlmeltonfunerals.com.