In Memory of

In Memory of
Daryl Francis Osberg
May 7, 1947 - October 6, 2012

In Memory Page


The VHPA has been notified of the death on Daryl Francis Osberg of Southlake, Texas. OSBERG, Daryl Francis graduated flight school with Flight Class 70-07, served in Vietnam with D/1/1 Cav (1971) (under the Sabre 24 callsign) and 196th BDE, 23rd INF (1971-72).

Daryl Francis Osberg, devoted husband, father, grandfather and friend, passed away Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012, in Southlake, Texas. Daryl Osberg was born May 7, 1947, in Chicago, to LeRoy Osberg and Dorothy Kenney Osberg. A 1965 graduate of Palatine High School, he obtained a mechanical engineer degree at Illinois Institute of Technology. He worked as an engineer at Northrup Grumman and Motorola during his career.

He was a Vietnam helicopter pilot and spent 32 years in the Illinois and Texas Army National Guard. Survivors include his loving wife, Willa Jean (Baker) Osberg; children, Jason (Hannah) of Champaign, Ill., Justin of Palatine and Jessica of Chicago; grandchildren. Wilson, Chloe and Ava; brothers, James, John and Kenneth; and his beloved dog, Taidhgin.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Lung Cancer Alliance at or Disabled American Veterans at Information provided by David Adams - Dec 2012