Pat Vern O’Brien 75, passed away on July 14, 2016. Pat was born on October 12, 1940, in Independence, Kansas to Paul O. O’Brien and Lois Johnson.
He grew up in Eastern Kansas and moved to Western Kansas when he was 18. He then married Charlene May Farr in 1963. Later he married Janice (Faurot) Stoppel September 1, 1978. He moved his family to Casper, Wyoming in May 1979.
He is survived by his wife Janice, daughter Sheree (Scott) Laird and step-sons Darin (Pattie) Stoppel and Dale (Karen) Stoppel, brothers Jim (Pattie) O’Brien, Eddie (Judy) O’Brien, Larry (Florence) O’Brien, and Jack O’Brien, sisters Sharylon (Dean) DeMott and Georgeann (Charles) Smith and brother-in-law Clyde Freeman, one aunt Opal Ayres, numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, brother Little Rex, Sister Leotis Freeman, step-brother Wally Barrager, step-sisters Caroline O’Brien and Doris Smith and sister-in-law Sue O’Brien.
A memorial service will be held at Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Scott City, Kansas on November 25, 2016 at 2:00 pm. Inurnment will follow at the Scott County Cemetery in Scott City, Kansas. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to: Wyoming Food For Thought, 900 St. John St., Casper, Wyoming 82601.