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Osgood, Harold -

Harold Osgood

Otsego - Harold went peacefully to be with Jesus on Thursday, November 14, 2019 at his home in Otsego. He was born February 22, 1935 in Mendon, Michigan, the son of Verne and Mary (Jackson) Osgood. Harold graduated from Mendon High School and proudly served his country in the U.S. Marines. For many years he had worked as a precision tool grinder at Parker Hannifin until his retirement. Harold was a member of Peace Lutheran Church of Otsego. In his free time he loved working for the National Park Service at many National Parks including Yellowstone, Sleeping Bear Dunes, Great Smoky Mountains and Big Cypress National Preserve in south Florida. Harold was honored to receive the Presidents Call to Service Award from President George W. Bush for 8,000 volunteer hours. On June 19, 1960 he married Gloria Esmay who survives. Also surviving are his children, Esther (Walter) Clark, Phillip (Julie) Osgood and Kathy (Joe) Kokmeyer; grandchildren, Amber (Ron), Nate (Jennifer), Max (Danielle) and Victor and great-grandchildren, Mariah, Blake, Cody, Paul and George. He was preceded in death by his parents and siblings, Kirk, Mike and Jim Osgood and Esther Chapman. According to his wishes cremation has taken place. Friends may meet with Harold’s family starting at 10:00 A.M., Saturday, November 23, 2019 at Peace Lutheran Church of Otsego, until the time of the memorial service at 11:00 A.M. with Pastor Nathaniel Timmermann officiating. Burial will take place at Fort Custer National Cemetery in Augusta at a later time. Contributions in memory of Harold may be made to Peace Lutheran Church or Wings Home of Allegan.
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Winkel Funeral Home - Otsego
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