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Joseph W. O'Brien Sr.


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Joseph W. O'Brien Sr. Obituary
On Friday, August 3, 2018, Joseph W. O'Brien, Sr., passed away at the age of 89 at his home in Elburn, Illinois surrounded by family and friends. He was born March 23, 1929 in Decatur, IL to Thomas and Elizabeth Foley O'Brien. Joe graduated from Fenwick High School and in 1951 he earned a B.S. degree in Accounting from Loyola University, Chicago. He also served in the U.S. Army. Joe is survived by his wife, Nancy, 5 Children, Susan (Joseph) Lytle, Joseph (Cheryl), Patrick, Michael (Karen), Molly (Don) Prusa, 13 Grandchildren, and 8 Great grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews and several extended family members. Joe was preceded in death by his first wife, Barbara, second wife, Shirley, son, Peter, grandsons, Ryan Matthew and Andrew Michael, brothers James and John and sisters, Helen Straub and Irene Crowe. Funeral Mass will be held on Wednesday August 8, 2018 at 10:30 A.M. at St. Patrick Catholic Church, Downtown St. Charles, 115 N. 4th Street, St. Charles, IL 60174. Friends and family may gather at 9:30 A.M. until mass begins. Burial Thursday August 9, 2018 12:00 P.M. at Bronswood Cemetery, 3805 Madison, OakBrook, IL For more information or to leave an online condolence please visit www.yursfuneralhomes.com or call the Yurs Funeral Home 630-232-7337
Published in a Chicago Tribune Media Group Publication on Aug. 8, 2018
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