Michelle Ann Osborne (Shelli) December 30, 1955 – August 25, 2021
Michelle Ann Osborne (Shelli) was born December 30, 1955, in Glendora, California to Jack and Sharon Reynolds. She met her husband, Mike Osborne, when she was just 12 years old while vacationing on the Colorado River near Blythe, California. They were married November 23, 1974, and started their life together in Blythe, California. They added to their family with the births of their three children: Shaunna, Ryan, and Josh. They raised their family in Southern California. Being a mother was her greatest joy and she did an amazing job. She was always involved in her children’s lives and supported and cheered them on in all things. She became a grandmother in 1998 and then absolutely loved her new role of grandma. She has nine grandchildren and again loved being involved in their lives and cheering them on in all their life adventures.
Shelli loved dogs and there were many family dogs through the years. She also loved working outside in the yard, cooking and baking, and opening her home for big family meals and visiting with friends.
Shelli loved the Lord with all her heart and served many years in churches with various ministries.
In 2000, Shelli and Mike moved to Colorado for their retirement and to be close to children and grandchildren.
In 2018, Shelli with diagnosed with ALS and this was devastating to her family. But, through it all she never waivered in her faith and accepting the path that God had for her life. She was a testimony and blessing to many people as she declined and suffered the effects of the ALS. On August 25, 2021, Shelli was released form the confines of this life and quietly slipped away into the waiting arms of her Savior.
Shelli is survived by her husband, Mike Osborne of Colorado Springs, Colorado; her three children, Shaunna Holst (Matt) of Colorado Springs, Colorado; Ryan Osborne (Kelly) of Aurora, Colorado and by Josh Osborne (Cassidy) of Colorado Springs, Colorado. She is also survived by nine grandchildren: Nathan Holst (Mikayla), Samuel Holst, Zachariah Holst (Ciera), Emily Holst, Jeffrey Osborne, Dylan Osborne (Jersey), Ayden Osborne, Theo Osborne, Cypress Osborne, her mother Sharon Reynolds, sister, Lorri Bond, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Psalm 116; 15. “Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of his saints.”