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Obituaries > O’BRIEN, JAMES E.

James E. O’Brien, Sr., 78, of East Hartford, died Monday [October 20, 1997] at a local convalescent home. Born in New Britain, he was the husband of the late Anne (Pecuilis) O’Brien. Mr. O’Brien was employed as a welder for Pratt & Whitney,...

Obituaries > O’DEA, HOWARD C.

NEW MIDDLETOWN- Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday at the New Middletown chapel of Clemente Funeral Home for Howard C. O’Dea, 89, who passed away on Friday [February 25, 2011] at Sterling House of Salem after a short illness. Howard was born on June 5,...

Obituaries > O’DONNELL, FRANCIS H., JR.

Hod O’Donnell, 92, passed away peacefully at the Rosebud Health Care Center in Forsyth, Montana on August 11, 2016, with his wife at his side. Hod was born on February 14, 1924 in Billings, Montana to Margaret Spurling O’Donnell and Francis Harold O’Donnell, Sr. In...

Obituaries > O’DONNELL, KENNETH M.

Ken O’Donnell, age 85, Marine Raider, died peacefully at his home on Thursday, October 8, 2009, following a courageous battle with cancer. He was born on November 26, 1923, in Belle Fourche, South Dakota, to the late Michael Leroy O’Donnell and Gladys Marian Marks. He...

Obituaries > O’KEEFE, ROBERT E.

Robert E O’Keefe, Sr., 90, of Springfield, passed away on Saturday, January 3, 2015. Bob was born May 20, 1924 in Chicago, Illinois, and was proud of his service as a Marine Raider in the Second Division during WWII. Bob was awarded a Purple Heart on July 27, 1944,...

Obituaries > O’LEARY, LEROY C.

Funeral services were held at St. Thomas Church Monday morning for LeRoy C. O’Leary, 25, Marine veteran who died last Thursday [February 24, 1949] in the Veterans’ hospital, Des Moines, after an illness. O’Leary was born in Chicago Oct. 31, 1923, and...

Obituaries > O’NEIL, ROBERT L.

Robert O’Neil, 92, of Coal Center, West Pike Run Township, entered eternal life and surrounded by his family, Wednesday, April 13, 2016 at his home. He was born November 2, 1923 in Roscoe, a son of Nixon P. and Bertha Gollick O’Neil and resided in the Mon Valley area...

Obituaries > O’QUINN, JAMES M.

Former Rogue Valley resident, James Marcus O’Quinn, age 84, died on August 6, 2005 while visiting his son in Midland, Texas. Cremation was held in Texas and a service of celebration with Military honors will be held at Fort Bliss National Cemetery at a later...

Obituaries > O’ROURKE, EUGENE J., JR.

Eugene J. O’Rourke, Jr., May 23, 1988, fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church, beloved husband of Doris C. O’Rourke (nee Cassani), dear father of Thomas P. O’Rourke and Karen O’Rourke Welby, dear father-in-law of Mary O’Rourke, dear grandfather of Brendon...

Obituaries > O’TOOLE, THOMAS J.

Thomas Joseph OToole of White Sulphur Springs, N.Y., a retired furniture finisher and a thirty-five year area resident died Sunday, May 7, 2006 at the Elant Nursing Home in Goshen, N.Y. He was 83. The son of the late John and Mary Ellen Ruane OToole, he was born...

Obituaries > OBERG, RICHARD A.

CRYSTAL LAKE – Richard A. Oberg, 70, of Crystal Lake, died Thursday, May 12, 1994, at Sherman Hospital, Elgin. He was born Nov. 23, 1923, in Chicago, the son of George and Irene (Hogue) Oberg. He married Jean E. Griffiths on Dec. 23, 1944, in Washington, D.C. Mr....

Obituaries > OBERHOFF, WILLIAM

William Oberhoff, age 71, of Santa Ana, passed away May 8, 1981. Survived by his wife Catherine R. He was a 30-year member of the U.S.M.C. and an 18-year deputy appraiser for the Orange County Assessor’s Office. He was a member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church. Rosary...

Obituaries > OBERT, GERALD A.

Gerald (Jerry) Arthur Obert was born Aug. 26, 1924 in Grand Rapids, Mich., to Blanche and Edgar Obert. He was raised on the family farm in Big Rapids, Mich. with seven brothers and sisters, Bill and Betty Obert, Big Rapids, Mich., Norm (deceased) and Adelline Obert,...

Obituaries > ODETTE, FRED

Fred Odette, age 87, of Flint, died Friday, January 25, 2008 at McLaren Regional Medical Center. Mr. Odette was born October 12, 1920 in Bay City, Michigan, the son of Owen and Josephine Odette. Fred served his country during W.W.II in the U.S. Marines with...

Obituaries > ODLE, JOE F., JR.

Joseph Fry Odle Jr., 88, of McComb, died Feb. 28, 2008, at Southwest Mississippi Regional Medical Center. Memorial services are 2 to 3 p.m. Sunday at Jones Family Funeral Services in McComb. The Rev. Fred Cook will officiate. Burial will be in Boca Raton Mausoleum in...

Obituaries > ODOM, NATHANIEL H.

BENNETTSVILLE — Funeral services for Nathaniel Haynes Odom were held Thursday at 2:30 p.m. in Whilner Funeral Home. Burial was in Bethesda Methodist Church Cemetery. Mr. Odom, 57, died Tuesday [October 25, 1977] in a local hospital after an apparent heart...

Obituaries > OGBURN, CHARLES W.

RAWLINS, Wyo. – Charles “Chuck” Ogburn, a former Carbon County sheriff remembered as a “legend in law enforcement,” has died at the age of 71. Mr. Ogburn died Thursday [August 5, 1993] after a long illness. He was appointed to fill the vacant Carbon County sheriff’s...

Obituaries > OKRINA, JERRY C.

Jerry Okrina of David City passed away on Sunday [September 1, 2013], his son Jeff Okrina of Omaha reported to The Banner-Press on Wednesday. In accordance with his father’s wishes, no funeral or memorial services were planned, Jeff Okrina said. The son...

Obituaries > OLDHAM, PHILIP A.

The rattling fire of Jap snipers brought Second Lieutenant Philip A. Oldham, of Philadelphia, to his death on a lonely ridge on New Georgia Island on July [9, 1943]—but not before he had blown out of existence with hand grenades a Jap machine gun nest that was the...

Obituaries > OLIVER, FLOYD A.

Yarmouth, April 20 – Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday in Riverside Cemetery for Cpl. Floyd A. Oliver, USMC, who was killed, July 21, 1943, at New Georgia Island. The Anderson-Mayberry Post, AL, will be in charge of the services, and the Rev. J. Westley...

Obituaries > OLIVER, HERBERT K.

FRIONA – Keith Oliver, 77, died Wednesday, Nov. 19, 1997. Mr. Oliver was born in Fannin County. He had lived in Friona since 1985, moving from Anaheim, Calif. He married Wanda Roberts in 1946 at Bellflower, Calif. Mr. Oliver retired in 1983 from Pacific Bell...

Obituaries > OLIVER, JAMES G., JR.

INGLIS — James G. Oliver Jr., 61, died Sunday, March 13, 1983, at his home in Inglis. He was born in Long Island, N.Y., and moved to Inglis two years ago from Spencer, N.Y. Mr. Oliver, a retired security guard and policeman, and World War II Marine Corps...

Obituaries > OLSEN, CARL A.

PEKIN – Carl A. Olsen Jr., 49, of 1019 S. Twelfth was dead on arrival at Pekin Memorial Hospital at 3:05 a.m. Saturday [August 15, 1970]. Death was attributed to a heart attack. Private funeral services will be Monday at Kuecks Funeral Home. Burial will be in Lakeside...

Obituaries > OLSZEWSKI, LOUIS J.

Louis Joseph Olszewski, WW II U.S. Marine Corps Sergeant and beloved father, retired letter carrier and family member, formerly of Port Chester, New York died May 7, 2011 in San Jose, CA. Born on May 26, 1919 he bravely served his country from 1938 to 1945. As a...

Obituaries > OMAHEN, EDWARD A.

Edward A. Omahen, 94, of Peru died Dec. 16, 2015, in Manor Court of Peru. At his request there will be no services. Ptak Funeral Home, Peru, assisted the family with the arrangements. Edward was born Oct. 28, 1921, in DePue to John and Julia (Nuk) Omahen. He married...

Obituaries > ONSTAD, WILLIAM J.

William J. Onstad, age 91, passed away on March 28, 2013 in Houston, Texas. He was born on September 13, 1921 in Minneapolis, Minnesota to Joseph and Mabel Onstad. William was a Sergeant Marine Raider in WWII for the United States Marine Corps and received a Silver...

Obituaries > ORGAIN, WALTER E.

Walter Edgar Orgain, 119 Sweetbriar Lane, died Tuesday [October 16, 1979] at Baptist Hospital East. He was a native of Memphis, sales manager at L. M. Berry Co. and a veteran of World War II. Survivors include his wife, the former Mary Markham, and a daughter, Mrs....

Obituaries > ORIBILETTI, BRUNO

Somewhere in the South Pacific—(AP)—Marine Pfc. Bruno Oribiletti, 23, of Kenosha, Wis., knocked out two Jap tanks with his bazooka before he was killed [July 22, 1944] by a third tank at Guam. At Mount Alifan, Oribiletti was on the forward line when three Jap tanks...

Obituaries > ORMROD, STANLEY

Stanley Ormrod, 88, of 1139 Main Ave., a retired maintenance worker, died Friday [December 28, 2001] at Harborside Healthcare-Greenwood House. Born in Manchester, England, a son of the late Herbert and Ethel (Chadwick) Ormrod, he had lived in East Providence for many...

Obituaries > ORPHEY, RICHARD A.

Richard Arthur Orphey, 85, a resident of Bremerton, died in his home of natural causes on August 15, 2009. He was born in Hammond, Indiana on March 15, 1924 and was preceded in death by his wife Ginger in 1993. He attended schools in Hammond and graduated in 1942. He...

Obituaries > ORR, JERRY L., JR.

Preacher Jerry Lee Orr, Jr., 85, of Hendersonville, left Pardee Memorial Hospital and arrived in Heaven Tuesday, February 26, 2008. He was born on November 28, 1922 and was a lifetime resident of Henderson County. A son of the late Jerry Lee Orr, Sr. and Ida Mae Davis...

Obituaries > ORR, JUNIOR B.

Jay B. Orr, 81, of Arnold, died Sept. 21 [2002] at Anne Arundel Medical Center after a brief illness. The cause of death was not available. Mr. Orr was born in Point Marion, Pa., on May 26, 1921. He was the son of the late Harry and Jennifer Orr. He served in the...

Obituaries > ORRENDER, CHARLES R.

Charles Robert Orrender of LaVernia died Thursday, Dec. 3 [1992], at the age of 69. Funeral services will be held at 9 a.m. Monday, Dec. 7, at Finch Funeral Chapel in LaVernia with the Rev. Bo Kelly officiating. A graveside service will be held at 10:45 a.m. Monday at...

Obituaries > OSBAN, A. J.

A.J. Osban, 64, OKC, passed away Nov. 19, 1985 at South Community Hospital. Born July 9, 1921 in Beggs, OK. He was a retired security guard for the OKC Board of Education. He was a WWII Marine veteran, member of the Baptist Church. Survived by his wife, Geneva of the...

Obituaries > OSBORN, ALBERT J.

Albert J. Osborn passed away April 11, 1986 in Los Angeles. He is survived by 2 daughters, 1 son, 3 grandchildren, 3 brothers and 5 sisters. Mr. Osborn served in the Marine Corps for 4 years. Services Tuesday, 2 p.m. at Pierce Brothers’ Cunningham & O’Connor...

Obituaries > OSBURN, ROBERT L.

Robert L. Osburn, 79, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Nov. 17, 2003, at his home. He was born Nov. 10, 1924, in Shelby County, Mo., son of O.R. and Helen Wedel Osburn. He and Bonnie Baker were married June 4, 1949, at Mexico, MO. Robert was employed with Southwestern...

Obituaries > OSOWSKI, HENRY T.

Henry T. Osowski died Monday, March 28, 2011, in the Burnt Tavern Rehabilitation Center in Brick, NJ. He was 92. Born in Harrison, NJ, he lived many years in North Arlington, NJ before moving to Brick 8 years ago. Henry is a retired iron worker with Local 11 and was a...

Obituaries > OTT, WILLIAM M.

HASTINGS, Jan. 26—(AP)—Pfc. William M. Ott, 21, Marine veteran of the battle of Midway, was killed this morning [January 26, 1944] when a jeep he was driving overturned, Capt. D. F. Patterson, commanding officer of the Hastings Navy Depot, said. Ott has been on...

Obituaries > OUTLAW, WILLIAM E.

William E. Outlaw, 69, of Stockton died Thursday [June 30, 1994] in a Stockton hospital. A native of National City, Mr. Outlaw was a resident of Stockton for 18 years. He was a psychiatric technician supervisor at Stockton Developmental Center for 30 years. He was a...

Obituaries > OUZTS, WILLIAM R., JR.

William Roy “Bill” Ouzts Jr., 92, of Chandler, died Saturday, July 29, 2017, at Christus Mother Frances Hospital in Tyler. He is surely with our Lord and Savior. Bill was born December 15, 1924, in Haughton, Louisiana. He was preceded in death by his...

Obituaries > OVCICKA, JOSEPH L.

Joseph J. Lamb, 91, Fern Park, died Wednesday [November 28, 2012]. Collison Family Funeral Home & Crematory, Howell Branch Chapel, Winter Park. Historian’s note: Joseph Ovcicka changed his name to Joseph J. Lamb after the war.

Obituaries > OVERAAS, DUANE R.

Duane R. Overaas, 91, of Jackson died Nov. 24, 2013, at Good Samaritan Center in Jackson. A memorial service was Wednesday, Nov. 27, at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Jackson with Pastor Lance Isaacson officiating. Inurnment with military honors provided by...

Obituaries > OWEN, EUGENE

The last War Department or Navy Department notice to the next of kin is always the appropriate final authority on a serviceman’s status. Navy Dead [April 15, 1945]: Corp. Eugene Owen, USMC, son of Mr. and Mrs. Powell Owen, Newbern.

Obituaries > OWEN, ROY V.

WHIDBEY, Wash. — Roy V. Owen, 84, Sgt. Major, USMC, (Ret.), formerly of Idaho Falls, died Oct. 22, 2007. He was born in Corvallis, Ore., on Oct. 23, 1923. He moved with his family to Idaho Falls and enlisted in the National Guard in 1939. He served in the U.S....

Obituaries > OWEN, STANLEY R.

“The spirit was willing but the flesh was weak.” So were the last months of Stanley Roosevelt Owen of Van Buren, who entered this world on Dec. 8, 1923, to proud parents Theodore and Biddie Owen. He would be the first in a family of six children growing up...

Obituaries > OWENS, GILES W.

These reports are based on prior notification to next of kin. In case of divergence between this list and the last War or Navy Department information sent to the next of kin, notification to the next of kin always is final authority. Minnesota Navy Dead [May 21,...

Obituaries > OWENS, J. E.

FARMERVILLE, La., March 30—(Special)—The body of Sgt. J. E. Owens, 22, killed in action in Okinawa June [21], 1945, will arrive in Ruston Thursday at 9:05 a.m. The funeral will be held in Mt. Ararat Church Saturday at 2 p.m. Rev. W. E. King and Rev. J. L. Beasley will...

Obituaries > OWENS, LEON A.

Mr. Leon Audrey Owens, 45, of Rt. 1, Gallion, a retired repairman for Southern Bell Telephone Co., died at the Carraway Methodist Hospital in Birmingham Aug. 12 [1966]. Funeral services were held from the Cook & Spigener Chapel Aug. 14 with the Rev. John T....