Carolyn E. Osborne, 80, passed away 2:37 am, Tuesday, September 18, 2018 in Alton Memorial Hospital.
Born in St. Louis on February 22, 1938, she was the daughter of Benjamin E. and Emma Lucille (Fuller) Winterberger.
She had been a licensed practical nurse for St. Joseph Hospital and Alton Memorial Hospital for 15 years before retiring in 1990.
On November 19, 1960 in Alton, Carolyn married Paul E. Osborne. He died July 26, 2017.
Surviving are two sons, Mark (Terri) Osborne of Ellensburg, WA, Scott (Vickie) Osborne of Wood River; daughter, Paula Vanderpool of Gravette, AR; nine grandchildren, Sam, Cassandra, Jayson, Jacob, Caleb, Joshua, Ethan, Christiana, Alexandria; and three great grandchildren.
Her parents; husband; and a son, Benjamin Osborne preceded in death.
Visitation will be from 4-7 pm Friday at Marks Mortuary in Wood River.
Funeral services will be held at 10 am Saturday at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Wood River. Pastor David Schultz will officiate.
Burial will follow in Rose Lawn Memory Gardens in Bethalto.
Memorials may be made to the 5 A's Animal Shelter in Alton.