Juanita Jane Purdy Osborne

10 juillet 192821 juin 2020

Juanita Hartman Purdy Osborne, 91, of Fort Wayne, died early Sunday morning, June 21, 2020 at Golden Years Homestead. Born July 10, 1928 in Fort Wayne, Nita was a parishioner at The Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception. She graduated from South Side High School in 1946 and attended Indiana University Bloomington and Saint Francis College. During her lifetime, she loved her children and grandchildren, flower gardening, bridge, tennis, snow skiing, and traveling. She also had a lifelong passion for Notre Dame Football. Surviving are her four children, Kevin Purdy of Fort Wayne, Maureen (Mike) McAleavey of Palm Coast Florida, Michelle (Greg) Carr of Long Grove, Illinois, and Patrick Purdy of The Villages, Florida; eleven grandchildren; and seven great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Blayne Osborne; sister, LaMoine Romy Yingling; and brothers, Ben Hartman and DeNeal Hartman. A private Memorial Mass will be held at a later date. Rite of Commendation and Entombment in Lindenwood Cemetery. Preferred memorials to St Jude Children Research Hospital. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.klaehnfahlmeltonfunerals.com for Juanita's family.

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Juanita Jane Purdy Osborne


Kathy Romy (Wolfe)

14 juillet , 2020

I'm so sorry to hear about Aunt Nita. She was so special to me and will be missed. I am thinking of her family and all the fond memories we all shared.

Sr. Karen Hartman

29 juin , 2020

Good day and God's peace be with you.
Words cannot express my deep feeling for Juanita. I know that she is enjoying the presence of God and all the family members who have gone before her to eternal life. Juanita loved life and often laughed heartily when talking about family gatherings and how we were as kids growing up.

To all of Juanita's family, my deepest sympathy. It is a blessing for her to be at eternal rest. She will continue to intercede for us till we meet again in paradise.

Lots f love and prayers for all of you as you mourn her passing.

Karen Hartman, sfp (cousin)

Sally Pettit-Kalb

28 juin , 2020

Your mother was a very lovely lady in so many ways. I remember her kindness to me when I was at your house. I remember her fondly as our Girl Scout leader as well. My condolences to all of you. I know she will be missed by her family.

Sally Pettit Kalb
Sedona, Arizona

Peggy Bryant

22 juin , 2020

Your mom was always such a classy, and kind person. So sorry for your loss. Will keep you and your family in my prayers.