- January 26, 1961 - February 12, 2013
- Washington, Iowa
of Annette's Passing
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“It had been a couple of years since I last saw Anne. But the years we spent together formed a relationship that could not be broken by time or...Read More »
1 of 22 | Posted by: Jenny Miles and Glenda Miles - IA
“My thoughts and prayers are with Anne's family . Have not seen Anne in years but had some good times with her . Gone but will never be forgotten .
2 of 22 | Posted by: Brenda Berrips - Manchester , IA
“My toughest and prayers are with u!! Love, Marilyn
3 of 22 | Posted by: Marilyn J Dennis - Riverside, IA
“Dear Smith family,
We are sorry to learn of Annette's death and send our sympathy.
4 of 22 | Posted by: Bob , Barb and Austin Donkersloot - IA
“I'll miss your smile! R.I.P. Annie!
5 of 22 | Posted by: Chris - friend
“Mark and Family,
We are so sorry to hear the lost of your love one. We are thinking of you all!!!
6 of 22 | Posted by: Liza & Randy - Lebanon, ME
“I miss my kid sister, we always been there for each other thru the years, enjoy many fun times , dinners, road trips and much more. A unspeakle love...Read More »
7 of 22 | Posted by: Terry Reschly - washington, IA
“Momma I love you so much!! Thank you for always being here for me. You are my second Mother and always will be!! Things are goin to be so diferent...Read More »
8 of 22 | Posted by: Amber Rarick - Washington , IA
“Annie, I will forever miss you! You were my second mom, friend, and all around wonderful person! I love you always!
9 of 22 | Posted by: Barbara Noel-Potter - IA
“you will be missed, you always had a smile for me when i came to visit. As sick as you became you were so upbeat and made my day so much better after...Read More »
10 of 22 | Posted by: lily fox - washington, IA
“Annies family, Annie taught me much about unconditional love. She helped my daughter patricia become a better person. Annie said wonderful things...Read More »
11 of 22 | Posted by: Dee Smith - Pella, IA
“She was a woman with a heart bigger than the whole outdoors. Smart, quick witted, loud and proud. Life with Anne was always an adventure. She was...Read More »
12 of 22 | Posted by: Kim Doonan - BellePlaine, IA
“She is going to be very missed. She was a very loving and caring mom. Anne loved her grandkids and loved spending time with them. I am going to miss...Read More »
13 of 22 | Posted by: Tayler Barnett - Fairfield, IA
“Annie, you were the best friend anyone could have. You helped my mom and I to grow closer beyond any bonds we have ever had before. You truly were an...Read More »
14 of 22 | Posted by: Destiny Quintanilla - Washington, IA
“So sorry for your loss. Rick and Penny Miller
15 of 22 | Posted by: Penny Crile Miller - Washington, IA
“Max and Mark,
I have fond memories of being at your house in the mid 70's and playing Wood Choppers Ball over and over again. She loved music,...Read More »
16 of 22 | Posted by: Bert Jaspering - Washington, IA
“Annie was the best-friend I have ever had in my life! She loved and accepted me for who and what I am without question. She pushed me to be a better...Read More »
17 of 22 | Posted by: Patty Quintanilla - washington, IA
“she was a loving wife and friend and and she will be missed very much. and will be in my heart for ever and a day.
18 of 22 | Posted by: frank e osborn jr - washington, IA
“I am so sorry for your loss. I hadn't seen Annette in a long while but when I did we always caught up with each other. I have some of her poetry...Read More »
19 of 22 | Posted by: Sue (Young) Rich - Brighton, IA
“Kyle, Max and Lily, It's been a really tough nine months for you guys. Stay strong. Hugs Ruth Ann
20 of 22 | Posted by: Ruth Ann Gugel - Washington, IA
“Sending Thoughts and Prayers to the Family. So sorry to hear of your loss. Annette will be missed greatly.
21 of 22 | Posted by: Vicki Brown - Salisbury, NC
“So sorry for your lost, my heart goes out to the family of Annette ..that are left behind but I feel that Annette is in a good place now & doesn't...Read More »
22 of 22 | Posted by: Barbara Bender - Alton, NH
M. Annette Sistern, age 52, of Washington, Iowa, died Tuesday, February 12, 2013, at the Washington County Hospital after failing in health for the past two years.
Celebration of life services will be held 2:00 p.m. Monday, February 18, 2012 at the Jones & Eden Funeral Home with Pastor Jim Stiles officiating. The family will receive friends from 1:00 until 2:00 p.m. Monday at the Jones & Eden Funeral Home. Interment will take place at a later date. Memorials have been established for the United Methodist Church of Washington. Online condolences may be sent for Annette's family through the web at www.jonesfh.com.
Annette was born January 26, 1961, in Iowa City, Iowa, the daughter of Max LeRoy and Mary Madora (Lonsdale) Smith. She attended school in Washington, Iowa. She was united in marriage to Frank E. Osborn Jr. in 2008. She was previously married to Ronald Sistern.
She worked as a waitress at the Ainsworth Four Corners Restaurant and previously worked as a cook at the Washington Care Center and Melody Lanes in Washington. She drove a Taxi while living in Jacksonville, Arkansas. Annette was a member of the United Methodist Church in Washington, Iowa. While in high school she was an active member of the Rainbow Girls. She enjoyed playing computer games and was a true animal lover. She had a deep concern for whales, lions and any animal in need. Annette enjoyed collecting anything related to Dolphins.
Annette is survived by her husband, Frank E. Osborn Jr. of Washington, Iowa; daughter, Bambi Sistern Goodwin of Waseka, Minnesota; daughter, Taylor Barnett and husband Jeffrey of Fairfield, Iowa; four grandchildren, Malachi, Max and Lilly Goodwin, and Blair Barnett; father, Dr. Max Smith of Washington, Iowa; brother, Mark Smith of Washington, Iowa; and many friends.
She was preceded in death by her mother in June of 2012.