|Birth: ||Feb. 20, 1932|
|Death: ||Nov. 30, 1997|
Lawrence O'Connor, 65, Preston native
Lawrence Michael O'Connor, 65, of Austin, died Sunday morning, Nov. 30, 1997, at his home.
Born Feb. 20, 1932, in Preston, he attended Preston Elementary School for five years and after moving to Austin with his family, attended Columbus Grade School and graduated from St. Augustine High School in 1949. On Oct. 20, 1991, he married Viola Harrington of LeRoy at St. Augustine Catholic Church in Austin. Mr. O'Connor worked at Hormel from 1950 until his retirement in 1986. He sang in the choirs at St. Augustine and Queen of Angels Catholic churches for 18 years. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus, Eagles and Elks lodges and Local P-9. He enjoyed yard work, family outings, golf, wine making, and traveling, including a trip to Ireland.
Survivors include his wife; four sons, Dennis of Minneapolis, Joseph of Duluth, Shawn of Austin and Timothy of Savage, Minn.; three daughters, Nancy (Mrs. Joe) Rasmussen of Lakeville, Minn., and Peggy (Mrs. Jim) Cummings and Tamara O'Connor, both of Austin; 15 grandchildren; and two sisters, Marion (Mrs. Allerd) Johnson of Stewartville and Charlotte (Mrs. Harold) Dreyer of Austin. He was preceded in death by a son, a sister and an infant brother.
A Mass of Christian burial was Wednesday at Queen of Angels Catholic Church in Austin with the Revs. Virgil Duellman and Paul Nelson co-officiating. Burial was in Calvary Cemetery in Austin.
Mayer Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Steven A O'Connor (1954 - 1986)*
Created by: Kurt Johnson
Record added: Feb 23, 2012
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