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Geraldine "Deannie" Osterhouse

October 16, 1928 - May 9, 2021

In accordance with her wish, cremation will take place and a celebration of her life will held at a later date.

Age 92, passed away on Sunday, May 9, 2021 at her home. Deannie was born in Detroit, Michigan on October 16, 1928, the daughter of the late Jerry and Angeline Osterhouse. Her family relocated from Detroit in 1934 and settled in Galesburg, Michigan. Deannie was a graduate of Galesburg-Augusta High School, class of 1946. She worked for many years as a secretary for the Fireman and Oiler’s Labor Union. Deannie was a Cub Scout Den Mother and volunteered as a nurse for the VA. After retirement, she enjoyed visiting flea markets, gardening, shopping at TJ Max, cooking goodies for her friends and family and taking day trips in her MG Midget. Deannie loved living the farm life and taking care of her family. She leaves behind one son, John Osterhouse; grandsons, Jerry Osterhouse and Dustin Moran; nieces and nephews, Kevin (Charlene), Jerry, Angie and Mary Dinzik and Joanne Anderson; as well as a host of grandnieces and nephews. Besides her parents, Deannie was preceded in death by her brother, Jerry Osterhouse who was killed in WWII and her sister, Mary Ann (John) Dinzik. In accordance with her wish, cremation will take place and a celebration of her life will held at a later date.