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Saturday, October 4, 2014

William J. "Oz" Ostrum, 71, of 402 W. 6th St., Emporium, PA

William J. "Oz" Ostrum
William J. "Oz" Ostrum, 71, of 402 W. 6th St., Emporium, PA died at Penn Highlands DuBois, DuBois, PA on Saturday (October 4, 2014) morning.

He was born September 5, 1943 in St. Marys, PA a son of the late James and Evelyn More Ostrum.

On January 20, 1967 in St. Mark Catholic Church he married Linda McLean Ostrum, who survives.

US Air Force
Mr. Ostrum graduated from Cameron County High School in the class of 1961. He served with the US Air Force in Germany. Oz was a avid hunter, fisherman and an avid all around sportsman. His favorite teams were the Pittsburgh Pirates, Steelers, Penguins and Ohio State. He enjoyed spending time at his camp and was a devoted husband, father and grandfather.

In addition to his wife Linda McLean Ostrum
Son: William J. (Laurice) Ostrum, Jr. , Brighton, CO
Son: Michael D. (Sheri) Ostrum, White Hall, MD
Son: Jamie H. Ostrum, Westminster, MD
6 Grandchildren: Chip, Nathan, Samantha, Erika, Michelle and Angelina
1 Great Granddaughter: Charley Ann
Sister: Sandy (Terry) Basgall, York, PA
Brother: Steve "Tweet" (Barb) Ostrum, Emporium

Preceded in Death By
Parents: James and Evelyn More Ostrum

Funeral Service will be held at the Barnett Funeral Home, 207 E. Fourth Street, Emporium, PA on Tuesday (October 7, 2014) at 11:00 AM with Father Matt Ryan, Rector, Emmanuel Episcopal Church, officiating.

A Military Service will be accorded by the Cameron County Memorial Detail. Visitation with video tribute will be at the Barnett Funeral Home on Monday from 5-8 PM.

Burial will be in the St. Mark Catholic Cemetery, Emporium, PA

Memorial Contributions may be made to the charity of the donors choice.

Online Condolences may be placed at

BARNETT FUNERAL HOME, Inc. entrusted with arrangements.

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