Lavelle A. Osborn, age 75 of Brooklyn, died Saturday, April 27, 2013 at Brooklyn Community Estate. Per her wishes, her body has been donated to medical research. Memorial Services: 10:00 A.M. Thursday, May 2, 2013, Grace United Methodist Church, Brooklyn with Rev. John Dodds officiating. A memorial fund has been established. Kloster Funeral Home, Brooklyn is assisting the family. She is survived by her son John Childers of Brooklyn, three step- grandchildren, Amanda Hard (Justin) of Cedar Rapids, Stephanie Marble of Wisconsin, and Jamie Childers-Dreggart (Ian) of Des Moines; and a great-grandchild Alyzabeth Hard. She is also survived by a brother Clyde Bradford of Des Moines.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Allen Bradford and Neva Jean Tucker Bradford, her husbands, Don Childers, Steve Sterner, Gordon Embry, Dan Shaw, and Joe Osborn, a son Lou Allen, A grandson Beau Thomas Childers and a brother Mickey Bradford.