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William R. O'Bryan

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William R. O'Bryan
Evansville, Indiana
William R. O'Bryan, Sr., 84, of Evansville passed away Tuesday July 29, 2014 at VNA Plus Charlier Hospice. He was born March 8, 1930 in Evansville to Randall and Genevieve (Kemmeling) O'Bryan.
Bill was a 1948 graduate of Bosse High School and an Engineering graduate from Evansville College. He was a US Army Veteran and retired from Whirlpool as an Engineer in 1987 after 30 years of service. Bill was a member of St. Benedict Cathedral. He was a loving husband and father and truly enjoyed his grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Bill was preceded in death by his parents.
He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Elise (Mitchell) O'Bryan; son, William R. O'Bryan, Jr. (Susie) of Nashville, TN; daughter, Jane Ann Wallace (Jeff) of Union, KY; grandchildren, Laurie Wallace, Mandy Sheehan (Brian), Michael Wallace (Andrea Ewan), Randy O'Bryan (Katie) and Meaghan O'Bryan; great grandchildren, Eli Gray, Kynnedi Gray, Gabe Gray and Nolan Sheehan; sister, Jacqueline Feaster of Evansville and many nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be from 10:00 - 12:00 pm Friday August 1, 2014 at Ziemer Funeral Home East Chapel, 800 S. Hebron Ave., Evansville, IN 47714.
A Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 12:00 pm at the funeral home.
Entombment will be at St. Joseph Mausoleum.
Memorial contributions may be made to Vanderburgh Humane Society, 400 Milner Industrial Dr., Evansville, IN 47710.
The family would like to thank the staff at VNA Plus Charlier Hospice for their kind and compassionate care.
Condolences may be made online at

Published in Courier Press on July 31, 2014
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