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Russell Scott Osban

Russell Scott Osban: March 30, 1960 – November 20, 2022

With great sadness, the family of Russell Scott Osban, 62, of Cheyenne, Wyoming, announces the sudden passing of our husband, father and grandfather on Nov. 20, 2022.

Russell was born on March 30, 1960, in Frankfurt, Germany, as Klaus Dieter Knell and became Russell Scott Osban when he was adopted as a young child into the Osban family. He graduated from East High School in 1978.

Russell and Maria Cruz Simental wed in 1987, going on to have two children, Antonio Miguel in 1987 and Maria Elizabeth in 1990.


Russell was predeceased by his parents Mary and Donald Osban and birth mother Helga Knell. Russell is survived by his wife Maria Osban, son Antonio (Abrona) Osban and daughter Elizabeth (Jarret) Osban; grandson Adrien Osban; sisters Tanja Osban, Christina (Lenny) Schiele and Cheryl Myers.

Memorial Services will be held 1 p.m. Monday Nov. 28, at Wiederspahn-Radomsky Chapel.