Osgood community leader leaves a lasting legacy

first_imgOsgood, IN—The town of Osgood is mourning the loss of a community leader.  Shawn Negangard passed away on Sunday, October 5th.  He was born, raised,  as well as vested in his hometown. Shawn began his career at Manderley Health Care and would work every aspect of the nursing home industry over the next 40 plus years. He loved and supported all the residents of his Manderley family.  He was determined to provide the residents and their families the best possible care. However, a major part of his life was controlled by “The Tone.”Shawn was a dedicated 40 plus year member of the Osgood Volunteer Fire Department, holding the roles of Chief, Assistant Chief, Captain, Fire Prevention Officer, as well as a member of the Board of Directors. Shawn was a founding member of Task Unit 1 and spent over 25 years helping others there.Shawn was a member of the Jac-Cen-Del School Board during the time of construction of the new grade school in 1990.  He served as a member of the Osgood Jaycees, Board of Directors of Rescue 69, Osgood Town Board Member, President of the Board for Buckeye Village, along with numerous committees over the years.Shawn will be deeply missed by wife Gay, sons; Shawn (Molly) and Kyle (Ashley Brown) of Osgood, daughter Taneha of Osgood, mother Phyllis of Osgood, granddaughters Avery, Brynn, Zoe, and Alexis, sisters; Judith (Edward) Boutwell of Carmel and Jane (Bill) Obermeyer of Greensburg, along with employees, residents, community members, and friends.  Funeral Service information can be found by clicking here.  He is under the care of Neals Funeral Home.  Shawn’s wishes were for his family to host a party to celebrate and his services include a celebration of life reception immediately following the services, on Friday evening at St Florian in Osgood with dinner and cocktails being served that is open to anyone that knew Shawn.  Memorials can be given to the Osgood Volunteer Fire Department’s new truck purchase.last_img

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