Osterberg, Keith

Osterberg, Keith

August 20th, 2017

September 20, 1946 –
August 20, 2017

Peacefully, at Parkwood Institute on Sunday, August 20, 2017, in his 71st year.  Beloved husband of Colleen (née Hinnegan). Loved, cherished, and sadly missed father of Shawn (Karen), Colin (Lisa), Jenna (Somnang). Cherished grandfather of Anna and John, and step-grandfather of James and Adam. Dear brother of Carl (Lynne), and Bill (Caroline); and brother-in-law of Mary Lynn Hinnegan, Allan (Paula) Hinnegan, Carol Kelly, Fred (Brenda) Hinnegan, Perry (Karen) Hinnegan, Jim (Irene) Sawyer, John (Rose Mary) Sawyer, Roger Schryer, Patsy (Martin) Becktold, and Helen (Nick) Valcaniant. Fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews. Missed by his dog, Marcus. Predeceased by his parents Carl and Ethel; sister Sandra Schryer; brothers Reg (Margaret) and Charlie; sister-in-law Mary Beth Lachine; and brother-in-law Don Hinnegan. Keith was a bank manager for the Royal Bank until his retirement.  While there, he was a major fundraiser for the Children’s Hospital and collected Santa’s Toys for the Royal Bank every Christmas.  He volunteered for years as a Boy Scout and Venture leader.  Keith was a dedicated ‘Horse Show Dad’ and helped out immensely.  A devout, Christian man who will be remembered for his love of family, generosity and sense of humour.   Cremation has taken place.  The memorial service will be conducted at WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London, on Saturday, September 2, 2017 at 1:00 p.m., with visitation from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, those wishing to make a donation in memory of Keith are asked to consider St. Joseph’s Hospice, London or SARI Therapeutic Centre. 

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KimieJenna and Colleen, My sincere condolences on the passing of Keith. He was a great man and I have many great memories of him from when Jenna and I grew up as teenagers. I hope the wonderful memories you have of him carry you through this difficult time. Sending prayers for strength and peace. Love, Kimie
Bob and Jill JonesSo sorry Colleen, Jenna and Family. Our prayers are with you. Love Bob and Jill.
Renate KuhlmannPlease accept my heartfelt condolence for your loss. RBC retiree and former coworker.
Deborah and George WilsonKeith was a great neighbour of ours for twenty years. He was always kind and keen to engage in conversation at the end of the driveway. He will be missed. Our thoughts are with Colleen, Jenna, Colin and family during this difficult time.
Brenda CampeauShawn, I am sorry to hear about the passing of your father. Thinking of you during this difficult time.
Sawyer FamilyColleen and Family - on behalf of the Sawyer group of the Sawyer/Hinnegan family we express our heartfelt condolences on your loss.
Ed and Johanna HurdDear Colleen, sorry that we could not come for the visitation and funeral but we were in Toronto. We certainly remember Keith from many Robarts social events and we send you our sincere condolences.
June ShuttMy Condolences on the loss of your brother. May good memories stay with you to comfort you.
Mary ArnoldKeith will be missed. I remember him as being such a great Dad to Jenna. He dutifully showed up at horse shows, a smile on his face, cheering Jenna on and jumping every fence with her! My son, David also worked for Keith for a short time and remembers Keith as being hard working, patient and kind. Michelle and I cannot be there for Keith's celebration of life due to prior travel plans but Colleen and Jenna, you will be in our thoughts tomorrow.
Dennis & Lynne PearsonKeith will be remembered by us for his smile & infectious humor & his outlook on the affairs of today. He was one of my Saturday morning walk & coffee time people who will remain in my memory forever. ..Sincerely, Lynne & Dennis Pearson
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