Obit: O'Brien, Sylvester G. (1913 - 1983)

Contact: Robert Lipprandt

Surnames: Bauer, Fliss, Kollmansberger, O'Brein, Pribbernow, Reid, Rueden, Schultze

----Sources: Marshfield News Herald, Friday, 2 December, 1983, Page 6

Sylvester G. O'Brein

Withee - Services for Sylvester G. O'Brein, 70, Withee, who died at 5:05 a.m. Thursday at St. Joseph's Hospital, Marshfield, will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Owen, Wis.

The Rev. Richard Fliss will officiate. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Withee.

Visitation at the Maurina Funeral Home, Owen, will be after 3 p.m. today, where there will be a parish rosary at 8 p.m.

He was born July 31, 1913 in Talley, N.D., to the late Mr. and Mrs. Patrick (Mary Reid) O'Brien. He married Helen Bauer July 12, 1939 in Colby. After their marriage they farmed in the Town of Colby. From 1943 to 1978 he was employed by the Soo Line Railroad and they then lived in the Owen/Withee area.

A member of Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Mr. O'Brein is survived by his wife; a son George of Bloomington, Wis.; three daughters, Mrs. Alvin (Alice) Pribbernow of Owen, Mrs. Robert (Dorothy) Schultze of Withee and Mrs. Leslie (Carol) Kollmansberger of Owen; one brother, Joseph O'Brein of Plymouth; one sister Mrs. Bertha Rueden of Abbotsford; seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

He is predeceased by a brother and sister.



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