Rory Sean O'Brien, age 57, of Howard Wi. formerly of Delavan, Wi., passed away Sunday June 19, 2011 at St. Mary's Hospital in Green Bay Wi. He was born February 10, 1954 in Elkhorn, Wi., the son of Edward and LaVerne (Dibble) O'Brien. Rory was a 1972 Delavan-Darien High School Graduate and a graduate from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater with a degree in Chemistry. He married Linda Holewinski on July 2, 1988 in Green Bay Wi. He was employed in Chemical Sales for many years. Rory was an avid Outdoorsman. He loved to hunt, fish and bird watch during all seasons of the year. He grew numerous gardens and loved being in the woods.
Rory is survived by his wife Linda of Howard Wi. His father Edward O'Brien of Delavan. His Mother-in-Law Dorothy Holewinski of Seymour Wi. Stepson Erik (Laura) Krumholz and their children, Elaina, Lillian and Cecelia of Sheboygan Wi. His sisters, Kathleen (Donald) Carmouche of Baton Rouge, La; Colleen O'Brien of Madison Wi and Molly (Erik) Bleifield of Waukesha Wi. His brother, Dr. Patrick (Jennifer) O'Brien of Appleton Wi. A Brother-in-Law Bruse (Patty) Holewinski of Seymour Wi. A Sister-in-Law, Becky Holewinski of Seymour Wi. Also surviving are many nieces and nephews and his Dog and Companion Ace. He is preceded in death by his mother LaVerne O'Brien, his brother Michael O'Brien and his sister Kerry O'Brien
Memorial Services will be 11:00am Wednesday June 22, 2011 at the Monroe Funeral Home in Delavan, Wi. with Rev. Mike Ida officiating. Visitation will be from 10:00am to service time at the funeral home. MONROE FUNERAL HOME in Delavan, Wi. is assisting the family. Visit us at monroefh.com