Charles Jacob Osborn Sr.

Feb. 2, 1944 - Aug. 2, 2012

Charles Jacob Osborn Sr., 68, of Milwaukee, formerly of Oconomowoc, passed away surrounded by his loving family on Thursday, Aug. 2, 2012, at AngelsGrace Hospice in Oconomowoc. Charlie was born Feb. 2, 1944, in Milwaukee, to Robert J. and Jacqueline (nee Truss) Osborn. 

Charlie is survived by his loving wife, Shirley Mae Osborn (nee Schuchardt) of Milwaukee; children, Charles J. (Susan) Osborn Jr. of Oconomowoc, Bob (Rebecca) Osborn of Milwaukee and Rebecca Osborn of Milwaukee; sisters, Maxine (George “Tony” Jernigan) Osborn and Deborah (William III) Casto; grandchildren, Emily, Caroline, Bennett, Chloe and Colin Osborn; niece, Andrea (John) Sanidas; nephew, John (Trista) Ryan; greatnephew, Alexander; and great-nieces, Sophia and Ava; along with many other relatives and friends. 

Charlie was preceded in death by his parents and a nephew, William Casto IV. 

Visitation will be held from 2 p.m. until the 5 p.m. funeral service Monday, Aug. 6, at St. Jerome Catholic Church, 995 S. Silver Lake St., Oconomowoc. Charlie will be laid to rest at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 7, at St. Joan of Arc Cemetery in the Town of Oconomowoc. 

Memorials are suggested to Variety Children’s Club of Wisconsin, 999 N. 92nd St., Suite C 120, Wauwatosa, WI 53226, or AngelsGrace Hospice, W359-N7430 Brown St. (Highway P), Oconomowoc. 

For many years, Charlie successfully owned and operated The Glennon Group. He was a former member of St. Joan of Arc, Wisconsin Club, Variety Club, Milwaukee Athletic Club, LacLaBelle Golf Club, Western Lakes Golf Club and Lakeview Foundation Board. Charlie served his country as a U.S. Marine in the U.S. Marine Corps. 

The family would like to thank all of the staff that provided such great care to Charlie. This includes Dr. Bishop at Froedtert Medical College of Wisconsin and all of the wonderful staff at Columbia St. Mary’s, Froedtert Medical College of Wisconsin and AngelsGrace Hospice. 

Pagenkopf Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 567-4457 or visit