Mary E. Osborn

Sept. 25, 1932 – March 5, 2023

Graveside funeral services for Mary Osborn, 90-year-old lifetime Buffalo resident who passed away March 5, 2023, at her home in Buffalo, will be held in Willow Grove Cemetery the summer of 2023 at a time to be announced. Donations in Mary’s name may be made to the Buffalo Senior Center at 671 W. Fetterman in Buffalo, Wyoming 82834. Online condolences may be made at harnessfuneralhome.com 

Mary Ernestine Osborn was born on Sept. 25, 1932 in Buffalo to Charles and Louise Will. She was raised on Crazy Woman south of Buffalo and attended rural school. She attended Johnson County High School and graduated with the class of 1950. She was married on June 1, 1951, in Buffalo to Ed Huson and they made their home in Buffalo. They had four children and spent their lives together ranching. Following a divorce she was married in 1971 to Lyle “Ozzie” Osborn and they made their home in Buffalo where Mary was a Mountain Bell telephone operator and later a waitress and also worked at the Veterans Home of Wyoming. She and Ozzie were beekeepers and produced and sold Wyoming Bee Maid Honey. Mary and Ozzie were later divorced and Mary continued living in Buffalo until her death. 

Mary enjoyed needle work, collecting and reading books, working in her garden and loved her yard and flowers. She was also an avid fan of watching bull riding events.

She is survived by two sons, Ed Huson and his wife Lois of Buffalo and Steve Huson and his wife Denise of Sydney, Nebraska; one daughter Louisa Voden and her husband Gerre of Duncan, Oklahoma; one niece Kandy Turk of Buffalo; eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, one son Tommy John Huson, one sister Alma Billingsley, two brothers Steve and Frank Will and two nieces Linda McKenzie and Anita Billingsley.