Genice M. Osborne

Died April 5, 2018


Genice M. Osborne, 95, of Hale passed away Thursday, April 5, 2018, at the Villa at West Branch.

She was born March 5, 1923, in Prescott to Orville and Pearl (Streeter) Beach. She married Percy Osborne, who preceded her in death. Genice liked to bake, cook, garden and crochet. She attended the Zion Church of the Brethren.

Genice is survived by her children, Leland (Ann) Osborne of Hale, Jerry (Susan) Osborne of Caro and Brian (Laurie) Osborne of Hale; daughter, Joanne (Steve) VanAmburg of Fife Lake; 11 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren; brothers, Aaron (Jackie) Beach of Florida and Wendall Beach of Prescott; sister, Hildred (James) Dobson of Whittemore; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Percy; brothers, George Beach and Theo Beach; and sisters, Leota Hilts, Lorna Middleton and Orvetta Dodds.

Visitation will take place Monday, April 9, 2018, from 2-8 p.m. at the Buresh Funeral Home in Prescott. Services will be Tuesday, April 10, at 11 a.m. at the funeral home with Pastor Kevin Switzer officiating. Interment will follow at the Logan Township Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice Compassus in West Branch. Online condolences may be made to the family at


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