In Memory of



Obituary for Richard Osinga

On March 17th, 2024 at the age of 92 Richard Osinga (Dick) peacefully passed away. Survived by his best friend and loving wife of 66 years Bev (Hudspeth) and adoring father to Debbie Mitchell (John) and Darrin (Mandy). He will be forever missed by his grandchildren Nikki Mitchell, T.J. Mitchell (Perrin), Hunter and Chase Osinga whom he was very proud of as they grew into young adults. GG was always looking forward to visits from his great grandchildren Slade and Godric Mitchell. Dick will be missed by his five brothers Frank, John (Joyce), Joe (Sandra), Jim (Coby) and Peter, predeceased brother Mike and sisters Sietske, Faye, Wilma, and Ella, brothers in law Dick Verkerk and Steve Stelpstra and sisters in law Shirley and Pat. He will be fondly remembered by sister in law Jenny (the late Mike) and brothers in law Bruce (Jane) Hudspeth and Paul Stigter (the late Ella) as well as his numerous nieces and nephews. A private family service took place at the MILLER FUNERAL CHAPEL, Caledonia. Interment followed at Caledonia Cemetery. A special thank you to all the kind and passionate staff at Anson Place long-term care home. A heartfelt thanks to Dr. Bottega and Dr. Sulis for their excellent care.

In lieu of flowers the family would appreciate donations to St. Paul’s Anglican Church in Caledonia or a charity of your choice. Friends are invited to send condolences and sign the Book of Memories at

“Good-bye my family, my life is past.
I loved you all to the very last.
Weep not for me, but courage take.
Love each other, for my sake.
For those you love don’t go away.
They walk beside you every day.”