Zimri Christian Oseland Jr. ’50 died November 6, 2009, in Bath, Ohio.
Zimri Christian Oseland Jr. ’50 died November 6, 2009, in Bath, Ohio. He was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., on February 11, 1927, and prepared for college at West High School and the Western Reserve Academy in Hudson, Ohio. At Bowdoin, he was a member of Zeta Psi fraternity. He enlisted in the Naval Reserve in 1945 and earned a Victory Medal, then returned to Bowdoin to complete his degree. He worked at the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company for 34 years and served on the advisory committee for the Bath Trustees for 11 years. He was a member of the SAR Lafayette Chapter, Stan Hywet Foundation, and Fairlawn Country Club. He attended Bath United Church of Christ. He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Patricia McClister Oseland; a daughter, Lani Murphy; a son Z. Chris Oseland III; and four grandchildren.