Stephen C. Rush, 72, died Wednesday February 13, 2019 at the Osborne Co. Memorial Hospital. Steve was born on April 27, 1946 to Merritt and Maxine (Hughes) Rush in Smith Center, Ks. He attended school in Smith Center and graduated from Smith Center High School in 1964. He then joined the Air Force for a 4 yr. term. It was during this tour of duty that he married the love of his life, Kathy Martin. To this union 3 children were born - 1 daughter and 2 two boys.
Steve retired after 44 yrs. working in several capacities at Hardman Lumber Co. in Osborne. He was a member of the United Christian Church, VFW, American Legion and served as the Chief of the Osborne City Fire Dept. for 10 yrs. Steve's second love after Kathy was golf.
He was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his wife Kathy of the home; daughter Janae of Bellevue, Neb.; son Tim (Stacie) of Mt. Pleasant, Wisconsin and Todd (Kathya) of El Paso, Tex.; sister Carol Rush of Osborne and brother Richard of Big Springs, Tex. and 4 grandchildren.
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