Mary was born in Upton, Wyoming in 1937, the eighth of nine children.
Her family moved to the Yakima Valley when she was six where they lived in the Crewport Farm Labor Camp for several years.
She graduated from Zillah High School, then moved to Seattle where she met and married Bob Osburn.
Mary spent most of her life in and around the Seattle area, working as a care-giver for both the young and the elderly.
She moved to Spokane in 2009 to be closer to all her family.
She is survived by two sisters-Dora Courdier and Kate Journey, and one brother - Lawrence Sherwood, her daughter - Cheryl (Mark) Sparr, sons Bob Osburn and Mike Osburn, as well as several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Donations can be made to Hospice of Spokane