Monsignor Richard Osebold

Monsignor Richard Osebold passed from this life on January 14, 2021 at the age of 86.

Monsignor Osebold was born on June 9, 1934 in Detroit, Michigan, and ordained a priest for the Archdiocese of Detroit on June 4, 1960.

Monsignor Osebold took senior status in 2018. He served as Pastor of St. John Bosco Parish, Redford; Rector of Sacred Heart Major Seminary, as well as on faculty there; and as Parochial Vicar at St. Mary of Redford Parish, Detroit.

Visitation will take place at St. John XXIII Parish, 12100 Beech Daly, Redford Township, Michigan 48239 on Thursday, January 21 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m., with a Rosary at 7 p.m. Monsignor’s body will lie in state on Friday, January 22 at 10 a.m., until the time of his funeral Mass at 11:00 a.m. His funeral Mass will be livestreamed here. Burial will be at Mount Olivet Cemetery,17100 Van Dyke, Detroit, Michigan 48234.

Monsignor Osebold is the beloved brother of the late Gertrude Osebold, Francis (Edna and Mary) Osebold, Mary Ann (Victor) Schmitz, Rita (Thomas) Shanahan, Margaret Osebold, Joseph (Delphine) Osebold, Vince Osebold and Leo (Marge) Osebold. He is survived by many nieces and nephews.

Kindly pray for the repose of Monsignor Osebold's soul.