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Sister Elaine Osborne 1938 - 2018

GREAT BEND -- Osborne, Sister Elaine, 79, died Oct. 28, 2018, in the Dominican Sisters’ convent infirmary, Great Bend. She was born Dec. 18, 1938, in Shattuck, Okla., the daughter of Edward and Helen Osborne. She entered the Dominican Sisters Community in 1954 and pronounced vows in 1957. Sister Elaine ministered as a teacher in Kansas and Oklahoma from 1958–1984. She worked in the congregation’s communications office from 1984–2018. 

Funeral Mass will be at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018. A vigil service will be held Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018, at 7 p.m. Friends may call at the convent Oct. 30 from 11 a.m. until the vigil service. Burial will be in the Sisters’ Resurrection Cemetery. Memorials in honor of Sr. Elaine may be sent to Dominican sisters of peace, 2320 Airport Drive, Columbus, OH 43210-2098. Condolences may be sent and notice viewed at

Funeral arrangements provided by

Bryant Funeral Home

1425 Patton Road

Great Bend, KS 67530

Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, Oct. 30, 2018