Scott Allen O’Brien, 48 of Kalkaska, passed away on Monday, February 13, 2012 at Munson Medical Center in Traverse City. He was born on January 17, 1964 to Clarke and Coleen (Niedjelski).
Scott enjoyed camping with his family, hunting, watching the college football, the Detroit Red Wings, and the Lions. He was a grizzly bear with a heart of gold.
His survivors include, Donna, the mother of his children and dear companion; his children, Tyanna Oeder, Frank A. O’Brien and Emily Rae O’Brien; his granddaughter, Mackenzie Oeder; his mother Coleen O’Brien of Kalkaska; his siblings, Denise (Mike) Brown of Rapid City, Pat (Nita) O’Brien of Rapid City, Shana Kresge of Georgia; and Kelli O’Brien of Kalkaska; and his nephews and nieces, Zachery Brown, William Hetherington, Erin O’Brien, Shannon, Renee and Michael O’Brien, Clifford and Trish Straight, Alicia and Sondra Troup and Alec Kresge; special uncle, Mike Niedjelski; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Cecil and Deb Cook.
Scott was preceded in death by his father, Clarke.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, February 18th at 11:00 am at St. Mary of the Woods Catholic Church in Kalkaska with visitation beginning at 30 minutes prior to the service. Reverend Norman Dickson will be officiating.
Memorials may be given in Scott’s honor to his family, PO Box 1422, Kalkaska, MI 49646.
Condolences can be left online at wolfeoneill.com.
Arrangements were made by Wolfe-O’Neill Funeral Home, our family serving yours.