Kendall "Kenny" Osburn Obituary

Kendall "Kenny" Ross Osburn

December 8, 1955 - November 25, 2015
Born in Prineville, OR
Resided in La Pine, OR


Born: December 8, 1955 in Prineville, Oregon. Passed away November 25, 2015 in La Pine, Oregon from Alzheimer's related pneumonia.
From 1963 through 1975 Kenny went to school in Bend, Oregon, Weiser Idaho, and Ontario Oregon. In 1976 Kenny began working at TVO/WITCO in Ontario, Oregon, where worked until 2013. We then went to work at Abilitree in Bend Oregon until his death. Kenny was an accomplished Special Olympics athlete, medaling in Track, Basketball, Softball, Swimming, Golf, and most of all he was a top notch bowler for 47 years. He loved to travel as his family, accompanied him to many reunions, events, shows, fairs, camping and fishing. Many will remember Kenny from his never ending waves, smiles, singing Beatle songs at the Armory, playing air guitar in the local classic rock bands, or just simply getting a High-Five from him. He was a member of Oregon Special Olympics High Dessert Club, Moose Lodge #2093 La Pine Oregon, and Ole's Men's Social Club of Weiser Idaho.
Kenny is survived by his sisters Kathy Bond of Medford OR, Jan Riker of Pocatello ID, Kris Ankeny of Clayton, OH and his brother and sister-in –law Brian and Janelle Osburn of La Pine OR. He was preceded in death by his father Wayne H. Osburn, his mother L. Joanne Osburn, and his imaginary friend High School.
A celebration of Kenny's life will be held in Weiser Idaho on December 29th, the time and place TBA. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the Idaho or Oregon Special Olympics, Heart n Home Hospice & Palliative Care, or Weiser River Trail "Memorial Bench for Kenny Osburn" at




Celebration of Life
Weiser, ID
Tuesday, December 29, 2015


Heart 'N Home Hospice - La Pine
PO Box 3540/51681 Huntington Rd
La Pine, OR 97739
Heart 'n Home is a locally owned and family operated company since establishment in March of 2004. Our core philosophy is to optimize the quality of life for individuals in the final stages of terminal illness. Providing hospice and palliative care in Idaho and Oregon.
Weiser River Trail
Memorial Bench for Kenny
Special Olympics
1133 19th Street NW,12th Floor
Washington, DC 20036