Dan E. O'Brien Posted: 2017-07-19 18:47:46

Dan E. O'Brien


Dan E. O’Brien, 73 of Sun City, Huntley, passed away unexpectedly at his home on Tuesday evening, July 18, 2017.

Dan was born July 16, 1944 in Oak Park, Illinois, the son of Daniel C. and Helen (Bowden) O’Brien. He was raised and educated in Elmhurst, attending York High School. He was united in marriage to Barbara L. Trapp on October 9, 1965. He enlisted and served for a time in the United States Army Reserve. The couple made their home in Hanover Park where they raised their family and later West Dundee, moving to Huntley in 2003. Dan worked as a division manager for McMaster Carr for many years, retiring in 2006. He was a wonderful husband and father, avid golfer, enjoyed traveling and loved attending his grandchildren’s activities.

He is survived by his wife, Barbara of Huntley, his daughter, Jamie (Jim) Wolf of Plano, Illinois, his son, Dan (Christine) O’Brien of Des Plaines, his grandchildren, Lani & Megan and his brother, Dennis (Marilyn) O’Brien.

Visitation will be from 2:00 – 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, July 23rd and from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the 10:30 a.m. funeral service on Monday, July 24th at the DeFiore-Jorgensen Funeral Home, 10763 Dundee Road, Huntley. Burial will be in Arlington Cemetery, Elmhurst. For more information please call 847-515-8772 or online condolences can be directed to www.defiorejorgensen.com

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Laura Taylor 2017-07-22 16:02:37

Was so sorry to hear the news. Bobbie always spoke so highly of him during any of our stitching retreats. You are in my prayers.

James 2017-07-22 19:55:15

My deepest sympathy for your loss. May Jehovah, the God of all comfort, strengthen and comfort you with His promise to end all suffering, including death. (Rev. 21:3-5; 2Cor. 1:3) Peace to you during this difficult time.