Evelyn Denne Osgood
Age 88 of Harsens Island MI. and Largo, Fl. died Saturday June 28th, 2008, with her family by her side.
Born 1919 in Detroit to Carrie Wolter Denne and George Denne. She is survived by her loving husband of 67 years Milton Osgood, children Denne (Peggy), Cynthia OíHare (Nick), Milton Jr. (Sandra), Paul (Bill Goddu), 6 grand children and 5 great grand children.
Evelyn was raised in Grosse Pointe Park and graduated from Grosse Pointe High, class of 1938.
Evelyn loved to figure-skate and belonged to the Olympia Skating Club, was a founding member of The Detroit Skating Club, and skated with Olympian and Hollywood Star Sonja Henie.
Evelyn was a member of The Detroit Boat Club, Detroit Turners, Womenís City Club, Theatre Arts, Athena Club, River District Hospital Aux. and a long time member of St. Paul Episcopal Church Harsens Island.
Much of Evelynís life was dedicated to helping others, through many charities in the Detroit area; she received numerous awards throughout her volunteer career including Detroitís first Heart of Gold Award in 1968 and Algonac Michiganís Woman of the year in 1978. She contributed as Campaign Chairman of United Foundation, active member of Detroit Historical Society Guild, Historic Memorials, Harsens Island St. Clair Flats Assoc., Harsens Island Garden Club and Harsens Island Lioness.
Evelyn will be sorely missed by family and her many friends.
Her innumerable acts of kindness and charity will long be an inspiration to all whose lives she touched.
Memorial services will be held at 12:00 Sunday July 13th at St Paulís Church, Harsens Island, 208 Orchid Dr. Arrangements by the Gilbert Funeral Home, Algonac, MI.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the Harsens Island Lionesses
PO Box 143 Harens Island, MI. 48028