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2    WHEREAS, The members of the Illinois Senate are saddened to
3learn of the death of Robert A. Osborne of East Moline, who
4passed away on April 17, 2018; and
5    WHEREAS, Robert Osborne was born in Moline to Samuel and
6Louise (Gamble) Osborne on November 7, 1943; he proudly served
7in the United States Air Force for four years during the
8Vietnam era; he earned a bachelor's degree from Augustana
9College, where he also pursued graduate studies; he married
10Donna Reed in Rock Island on January 9, 1982; and
11    WHEREAS, Robert Osborne worked at Deere & Co. for 36 years
12and retired in 2001; and
13    WHEREAS, Robert Osborne loved to play golf and participated
14in several competitive local teams and leagues; he worked as a
15committee chair and volunteer with the John Deere Classic for
16over 20 years; he enjoyed watching his grandson play sports,
17especially golf; he was his pride and joy; and
18    WHEREAS, Robert Osborne was preceded in death by his
19parents; his brother, Carl Osborne; his daughter, Nicole
20Osborne; and his in-laws, Vera and William Reed; and



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1    WHEREAS, Robert Osborne is survived by his wife, Donna; his
2daughter, Amber (Matt) Rumler; his son, Michael Osborne; his
3grandson, Isaac Rumler; and his brother, Gary (Jackie) Osborne;
4therefore, be it
6ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, that we mourn the passing of
7Robert A. Osborne and extend our sincere condolences to his
8family, friends, and all who knew and loved him; and be it
10    RESOLVED, That a suitable copy of this resolution be
11presented to the family of Robert Osborne as an expression of
12our deepest sympathy.