Vail Daily obituary: Jerry O’Brien, 1937-2011 |

Vail Daily obituary: Jerry O’Brien, 1937-2011

Special to the Daily
Vail, CO Colorado

Clarence “Jerry” O’Brien passed away Sept. 20 in Sebring, Fla.

He was born in Hannibal, Mo., on Dec. 4, 1937. He spent most of his life in Chicago and Antioch, Ill., before moving to Eagle in 1990. Jerry married his wife, Louise Nelson, in October of 2001, and they retired to Florida in 2008.

Jerry was an avid skier, softball player, fisherman and golfer, and loved boating, hunting, and camping.

Jerry is survived by his wife, Louise; sister, Joy Brown; sons Terry, Darren, Daniel and Michael; and nine grandchildren.

We love you and will miss you Jerry (Obie)!

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