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Beatrice "Bea" Rose O'Brien

September 2, 1932 — January 9, 2017

Beatrice “Bea” Rose O’Brien, 84, of Danville died at 10:30 P. M. Monday January 9, 2017 at home following an extended illness. She was born September 2, 1932 at Fort Wayne, IN the daughter of George C. and Alexa G. (Weber) Jaeger.

Bea was a 1950 graduate of Ft. Wayne Central Catholic High School and Holy Central School of Nursing at St. Mary’s College, South Bend, IN. She was an RN at Ball Memorial Hospital in Muncie, St. Francis Hospital in Indianapolis, St. Elizabeth Hospital and Lake View Hospital in Danville.

Bea married Robert L. O’Brien June 26, 1954 in Muncie, IN and he survives. Also surviving are five children, Terry O’Brien of Atlanta, GA; Vincent (Mary) O’Brien, and Jeffrey (Debra) O’Brien, both of Danville, IL; Julie (Rick) Welch of Peoria, IL; and Lucy (Eric) McKinnon of Wadsworth, IL; two brothers, Robert A Jaeger of Prince Frederick, MD and Carl (Sue) Jaeger of Holland, MI; thirteen grandchildren; two step grandchildren and twelve great grandchildren.  Her parents, a sister and two grandsons preceded her in death.

Funeral Mass will be Saturday January 14, 2017 at 10:30 A. M. CST at Holy Family Catholic Church with Father Ted Pracz officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to services at the church.  Burial at a later date in Danville National Cemetery.  Shelby Funeral Home, Covington is assisting the family.  Condolences to the family: .


Holy Family Catholic Church

Saturday, January 14, 2017 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM 444 E Main
Danvill, IL 61832 Directions Funeral Mass

Holy Family Catholic Church

Saturday, January 14, 2017 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM 444 E Main
Danvill, IL 61832 Father Ted Pracz Directions
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