Charles R. O’Brien, age 79, of Rhinelander, died Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018, at his home, surrounded by family. He was born on Jan. 1, 1939, in Enterprise, to George and Hazel (Mills) O’Brien.
Charlie is survived by his wife, Joanne; daughters, Cassandra “Cassie” Shefchik and Carrie (James) Sonsthagen; son, Charles (Kim) O’Brien II; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; other family and many friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; son-in-law Fran Shefchik; two sisters Dola and Veda; and three brothers, Wayne, Jerry and George.
A memorial service for Charlie will be held Monday, Aug. 13, at noon with visitation from 10 a.m. until the time of service, all at the Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church. Reverend Tammy Barthels will officiate. (Carlson Funeral Home)