Obituary Details

James "Jim" A. Osback

(09/25/1943 - 04/01/2005)
Courtesy of The Lusk Herald, 04/06/2005

James "Jim" Osback

James A. "Jim" Osback of Riverton died Friday, April 1, 2005 at Wind River Healthcare in Riverton. He was 61 years old.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, April 7, at the Davis Funeral Home of Riverton. Rev. Earl Detwiler will officiate. Cremation has taken place, and inurnment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery in Riverton.

James A. Osback was born Sept. 25, 1943, in Lusk, the son of Joe F. Osback and Helen W. (Stallman) Osback.

On July 7, 1968, he married Sharon Biffar in Torrington. They lived in Scottsbluff, Neb., from 1969 to 1974, and then moved to Riverton in 1976.

Mr. Osback was a Riverton businessman, owner of the Windshield Doctor.

His family said he enjoyed cars, liked going to car shows and showing his Corvette, and loved his dog, Bud.

Survivors include his wife of 37 years, Sharon Osback of Riverton; two sons, Travis Osback and fiancé Jolene of Riverton, and Jason Osback of Greeley, Colo.; two grandchildren, Talon and Taylor; his mother, Helen Higgs of Riverton; his father-in-law, Jim Biffar of Fort Walton Beach, Fla.; a brother, Chuck Osback and his wife Dianne of Torrington; a sister-in-law, Donna Rae Bartee of Fort Walton Beach; and three nephews, Brady Osback of Denver, Casey Osback of Carter, S.D., and David Fales of Torrington.

He was preceded in death by his father, Joe Osback; a nephew, Dee Fales; and his mother-in-law, Margaret Biffar.

Memorials may be made to Little Wind Hospice or to the Help for Health Bus, in care of the Davis Funeral Home, 2203 W. Main St., Riverton, WY 82501.

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