OBITUARY - ANGELINE ERMA (OSBORN) GAUNT
Funeral services for Angeline GAUNT, age 78, of Villisca, Iowa, formerly of Nodaway and Griswold areas, were held on
Tuesday, May 16, 2006, at 1:30 p.m. at the Central Church of Christ in Griswold, Iowa. Chris HALL and Tony KAFKA
officiated the service. Burial was in the Nodaway Cemetery.
Angeline Erma OSBORN, was born at Tipton, IA, on January 29, 1928, the daughter of Lawrence E. and Myra Ada (MEIXNER)
OSBORN. The family moved to the Atlantic, IA, area and she attended school in Atlantic. On August 17, 1945, she married
Jack Eugene GAUNT, in Atlantic. She first worked at the Whitney Hotel, in Atlantic, as a waitress and laundry person. They
moved to Diagonal, IA, and later moved to Nodaway. While living in Nodaway, Angeline worked as a CNA at the Corning
Nursing and Rehab Center. She later took care of people in their homes, working as a home care aid. She moved to Griswold
in 1991, where she worked beside her daughter, Patty, at the Chuckwagon Café and later at Eckles Grocery until her
illness left her unable to work. Angeline was active in the Pony Express Riders of Iowa.
Survivors include, her children Sharon HOYT and husband, Robert, of Yorktown, IA; Karen PAFFORD and husband, Robert, of
Nodaway; Gary GAUNT and friend, Becky MYERS, of Clarinda, IA; Larry GAUNT and wife, Kathy, of Villisca, IA; and Patty
ECKLES, and husband Doug, of Griswold; 27 grandchildren; 58 great-grandchildren; and 2 great-great-grandchildren. She is
also survived by her brothers, Jonny OSBORN and wife, Laura, of Tingley, IA; and Leslie "Lucky" OSBORN and wife Linda, of
Wiota, IA; her sister, Florence BISHOP and husband, Lawrence, of Tingley.
Preceding Angeline in death were her parents, husband, Jack in 1984, her granddaughters, Angela and Susan HARTLEY, her
grandsons, Casey GAUNT and Nathan HUNTER; two brothers, one in infancy and Walter OSBORN; and sister, Mary KRUEGER.
Transcription by Sharon R. Becker, July of 2009
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