James R. O’Brien, 94 of Plainfield, passed away October 10, 2020. He was born on December 03, 1925 in Terre Haute, Indiana, to the late Edward and Mayme Burget O’Brien. James married Willelma “Billie” Sullivan and she preceded him in death. He is survived by his four sons, Ron (Debbie), Steve (Tambra), Dan, Scott (Kelly) O’Brien; seven grandchildren, Kristie Matson, Doug, Jeremy, Kayla, Jennifer, Brandon, Brad O’Brien and six great grandchildren.
James was a World War II Army veteran. He served in the European Theater of Operation with the 87th Infantry Division Headquarters Inspection General Office. He was a salesman for Nabisco for 30 years, retiring at the age of 59. James was a member of St. Susanna Parrish in Plainfield and the Knights of Columbus.
A mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 11:00 am on Thursday, October 15, 2020 at St. Susanna Catholic Church, Plainfield, with burial to follow in Maple Hill Cemetery. Friends and family may call from 5:00 until 8:00 pm on Wednesday, October 14, 2020 at Hall-Baker Funeral Home, Plainfield.
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