Walter Elvin Osland


May 9, 1940 - February 6, 2019
The funeral for Walter Elvin Osland, Jr., 78 will be at 2:00 PM Monday February 11, 2019 at Union Chapel Church officiate by Rev. Jimmy Berkenbile. Burial will follow at Bison Cemetery under the direction of Cordry-Gritz Funeral Home, Hennessey.

Walter was born on May 9, 1940 to Walter Elvin and Dorothy Osland and died Wednesday February 6, 2019 at his home east of Bison.

He married Jan Hixon in Hennessey on October 13, 1966. Walter served in the U.S. Navy. He graduated from Oklahoma State University and taught Automotive classes, Heavy Equipment and Diesel Mechanics at Autry Tech from 1975 until he retired in 1997. Walter was a member of the Red Angus Association.

He is survived by his wife Jan of the home; three sons Terry Osland and wife Tinna of Bison, Larry Osland and wife Ella of Yukon, Barry Osland and wife Ashley of Bison; one daughter-in-law Joni Osland of Miami; two brothers Richard Osland of Bison, Douglas Osland and wife Karen; one sister Julie Garrett Karen all of Mayville, North Dakota; one sister-in-law Susan Osland of Pryor; six grandchildren, Delane, Alex, Kaylee, Oaklee, Weston, Alice, and Baby Osland expected in August.

Walter was preceded in death by his parents, one son Jerry Osland and one brother John Osland.

Memorial donations may be made in his name to the funeral home.
Published on February 8, 2019
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James the Satellite Guy
Mar 16, 2019
My prayers and condolences to the family
Gerald Tucker
Feb 10, 2019
Walter: Wonderful friend during our many days in HFC together. Thanks for much fun,. joy, encouragement, and inspiration. You have been my double brother: Christian brother and Vet brother. I'll treasure and cherish your friendship until the day I see you again. Dear Jan and Osland Family: "May the warmth of God's love embrace you, May the compassion of those who care surround you, and May the joy you once shared brighten your days with the assurance that LOVE LIVES FOR EVER!"
Lori Unruh
Feb 08, 2019
Love this man with all my heart. Best Uncle ever! Kept my car running in high school and our families/farms going for decades....