It is the Church of Jesus Christ and Latter-day Saints in Provo, Utah that witnessing the last prayers recited for Michael Blosil, 18-year-old adopted son of American singer-actress Marie Osmond, in his quiet funeral on Monday 8th March 2010.
About more than 450 family and friends attended the ceremony to say the final goodbyes for the troubled young man.
His body was taken by the pallbearers that included his uncle Donny Osmond (Marie’s brother) and Michael’s brothers Merrill, Wayne, Jay and Jimmy.
Console by entire family, Marie Osmond appeared in black outfit, showing deep grief seeing her son’s body being taken away to rest in peace forever. Considerable anguish expressed on her face as when she released a public statement about her son’s death: “My family and I are devastated and in deep shock by the tragic loss of our dear Michael and ask that everyone respect our privacy during this difficult time”
Donny Osmond and her husband, Brian Blosil, had eight children, five of whom were adopted, including Michael. Michael was a student at The Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising, the school on the LA season of “Project Runway” and on “The Hills.” When he was 16, the teen was found in depth of depression and received medical treatment for depression since then.
On February 26, 2010, Michael Blosil committed suicide, jumping from his apartment building in Los Angeles. The incident occurred at approximately 9:00 pm PST. Shortly after, his body was discovered on the ground, below an apartment balcony. Paramedics were on the scene after receiving a 911 call just before 9:30pm indicating that someone had fallen.
The teen left behind a suicide note which indicate that Michael expressed that his decision was made due to his depression, lack of friends, and feeling that he could never fit in. The content of the not has not been gone public yet.
An autopsy including toxicology tests was planned for the body of Michael Blosil. The coroner wants to know if Marie Osmond’s son’s death was a result of drugs or alcohol use. Results proved inconclusive and the cause of death is currently listed as ‘deferred.’