Richard (Dick) Lee Osburn, 74

Richard (Dick) Lee Osburn, 74

We lost a great man early Sunday morning, August 15, 2021. Dad was diagnosed with cancer in April. He fought the good fight to the end. Dick was born to Don and Della (Hartwig) Osburn on July 11, 1947, in Cottonwood. He went to school at Highland in Craigmont and later joined the Army.

Dick married Lisa Norberg in 1969 and had a son, Jamie. Dick later married Mariette (Sue) Armstrong in 1992 and had a daughter, Chanel.

After honorable discharge from the Army, he came home and worked for Osburn and Sons on the farm. He also worked for many years as a mechanic for Osburn Bros. Dad was known as an amazing mechanic and helped anyone he knew with any mechanical issues.

On Dad’s spare time, he enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping, and stopping at his favorite watering holes. He made many memories with family and friends while doing these things.

Dick leaves behind his mother, Della; siblings Lonnie (Glenda), Jerry (Teri), Danny, Tony (Debbie), Julie Steckman (Ernie), Trish Wicks (Ted), David (Tammy) and Lana Fonnesbeck (Gary); son Jamie (Stacey); daughter Chanel Ackerland (Dan); grandchildren Tailor Haggerup (Soren), Michael Oliveria, Shawna Osburn and Jemma Ackerland; great-grandson, Konrad; significant other Colette Polegay; and many nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews.

Dick joined his father, Don, and his brother, Steve, in heaven.

Dad will be missed by everyone who knew him. He was always there for us and anyone that needed help.

Services will be held Saturday, August 21st, at 11 a.m. at the Craigmont Legion Hall, 31 E. Lorahama St. Potluck dinner to follow. Celebration of life to continue after the potluck at the Craigmont City Park. Arrangements are under the direction of the Blackmer Funeral Home, Grangeville. Send condolences to the family to

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorial donations be made to Craigmont Legion Post #38, PO Box 33, Craigmont, or Nez Perce Eagles Lodge #631, 1310 Main St, Lewiston.

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  • Lloyd Welborn says:

    Rest in Peace Dick….you were a good man and loved by many.

  • LaWanda Thomason says:

    Dick was a great friend to Grog Thomason. Rest in Peace Dick.

  • Tom and Dixie Myklebust says:

    You are in our thoughts and prayers. All the pain is gone and all is new. A good friend.

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