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Shelby Jean Osborne

April 16, 1959 ~ November 23, 2021 (age 62)


Shelby’s life began on April 16, 1959 in Wichita, KS; the daughter of Eugene and Sharon Christian. She worked hard for her family as a waitress for over 30 years and most recently was the store manager for Casey’s in El Dorado. She loved to crochet and watch her list of shows on TV. Shelby enjoyed dancing and playing pool, loved her dogs and above all loved cooking for her family. Her greatest joy was spending time with her family which includes her children James (Ashley) Obsorne of Eureka, Allison (Jonathan Ortiz) Osborne of Wichita, Brittani (Talon) Reust of Leon, Chelsea (Ryan) Waller Osborne of El Dorado, Stephanie (Fred Moore) Osborne of El Dorado, Joshua Osborne of El Dorado and Jeremy (Susan) Osborne of Wichita; 12 grandchildren, 1 great grandchild; and sister Cynthia Taylor of El Dorado. Shelby passed away on November 23, 2021 in Overland Park. She is preceded in death by her parents and brother, Raymond Christian. Friends may gather with the family from 2-4pm on Sunday, November 28 at Carlson Colonial Funeral Home in El Dorado. Graveside services will be held on Monday, November 29 at 1pm at Sunset Lawns Cemetery in El Dorado. Memorial contributions in Shelby’s name may be directed to the Susan B. Allen Cancer Center. Please sign her online guestbook and leave a memory at


November 28, 2021

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Carlson Funeral Home
200 S. Star
El Dorado, KS 67042

November 29, 2021

1:00 PM to TBD
Sunset Lawns Cemetery
2100 SW Traffic Way
El Dorado, KS 67042


Sunset Lawns Cemetery
2100 SW Traffic Way
El Dorado, KS 67042


Susan B. Allen Cancer Center
720 W. Central, El Dorado KS 67042
Tel: 1-316-321-3300

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