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Setsu (Tanahara) Petry

March 3, 1932 ~ May 21, 2018 (age 86)

Setsu Petry, 86 years old, of Osborne, KS passed away on Monday, May 21, 2018 at Parkview Care Center.  She was born on March 3, 1932, in Nakijin, Okinawa to Matsusuke & Kana Tanahara and was one of 5 children.

Setsu graduated from high school.  She worked as a housemaid, hostess and seamstress for several families in Japan.  Setsu later met and married Raymond Petry, the love of her life, on April 6, 1966 in Tokyo, Japan.    They were married for 27 years, until his death 1993.  Raymond & Setsu moved to Osborne in 1968.  Setsu became a U. S. Citizen on Nov. 1, 1977.

Setsu worked at the Circle Inn Restaurant as a waitress for many years.  She was a member of the VFW Auxiliary #7743.  She enjoyed bingo, fishing & traveling.  She also loved spending time with her friends.

Setsu was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond Petry in 1993; her parents from Okinawa; in-laws, Beulah & Mike Petry of Osborne.  She is survived by her sister Sueko Yamaguch of Japan; a step-daughter, Loraine (Tony) Walker of Florida; step-son Lester (Kristy) of Florida; 3 grandchildren & 3 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

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