Maxine M. Osborne

Maxine M. Osborne

Maxine M. Osborne, 91, of Polo, passed away Tuesday, October 18, 2022, at Rock River Hospice and Home in Sterling, Illinois.

Maxine was born June 6, 1931, in Freeport, Illinois, the daughter of Max and Mildred Dauphin. She graduated from Polo High School in 1950. Maxine met and married Darrell Osborne and together had three beautiful children. She owned and operated Maxine’s Beauty Salon in Polo for over 60 years. Maxine loved her family, spending time with her coffee group and traveling. She was a member of the St. Marks Lutheran Church in Polo, Mount Morris Moose Lodge, the Polo American Legion Ladies Auxiliary and member of the Eastern Star. She enjoyed watching American Pickers and doing a little salvaging herself especially when it came to old bottles. Maxine was a longtime historian of all things Polo and would love to share her knowledge of the town if anyone would want to listen.

Survivors include sons John (Marcella) Osborne of Donahue, IA and Randall (Regina) Osborne Spanaway, WA; sisters Janice Russo of Kenosha, WI and Rita Dauphin of Polo; brother Karl Dauphin of Aiea, HI; grandchildren Michele (Michael) Stretz, Christopher (Megan) Osborne, Christie (Waldo) Geiken; 8 great-grandchildren .

She was preceded in death by her husband Darrell and a daughter Linda Sue Osborne.

A visitation will be Monday, October 24, 2022 at St. Marks Lutheran Church, 201 N. Division Ave, in Polo from 10:00 a.m. to the start of the funeral service at 11:00 a.m. Burial will be immediately following at Fairmount Cemetery in Polo.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be directed in her name.

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