September 30, 1968 – February 5, 2014
Jeffrey LaVerne Osmundson was born September 30, 1968 to Larry and Letha (Geisler) Osmundson in Nevada, Iowa. He married Connie Stevens on May 6, 1995 in Story City.
Jeff attended elementary school in Gilbert and graduated from Roland-Story High School in 1987. After graduation, Jeff worked various jobs over his career before his health began to decline which included Greenfield’s Hog Confinement, Putco, Ames Trenching, City of Story City, Jensen Excavation and Jensen Builders. He was a member of the Story City Volunteer Fire Department. Jeff enjoyed attending his sons sporting events, camping, boating, fishing, his morning visits at the Story City Water Plant and time spent with his faithful companion, “Puggles”. Jeff was like a second dad to many of Colton’s friends.
Jeff passed away February 5, 2014, at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines, of a spontaneous brain stem bleed, at 45 years of age.
He is survived by his wife, Connie Osmundson, of Story City; three sons, Colton Osmundson of Story City, T.J. (Cassie) Stevens, of Wichita Falls, Texas and Tanner Stevens, of Story City; his parents, Larry (Cindy) Osmundson, of Story City and Letha (Dick) DeMoss, of Gilbert; his brother, Dave Osmundson, of Ellsworth; three sisters, Terri (Matt) Bogenrief, of Ames, Heather (Tim) Barber, of Story City and Heidi (Paul) Vanden Hull, of Ankeny; two grandchildren, Sophia Stevens and Chase Stevens; his grandmothers, Lucy Geisler, Irene Chelsvig and Florence Furman; his grandfather, Bill Geisler; his mother in-law, Carol Vekre (Furman); many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins; and a host of friends.
He is preceded in death by his grandparents, Orene (Fincham) Osmundson and LaVerne Osmundson.
Jeff touched many lives in different ways including as an organ donor. He will be missed and loved by all.Information provided by: Soderstrum Funeral Home 618 Lafayette Story City, IA 50248 515.733.4216 www.adamssoderstrum.com