William E. O’Connor, Sr.
August 8, 1928 – April 17, 2018
Passed away surrounded by his family, including his wife of 68 years, Jean (Janousek) O’Connor; children: William E. O’Connor, Jr., Maureen Raynor (John), Kerry Bast (Joseph), Mike O’Connor (Marti), Kim O’Connor, Tom O’Connor, Amy Chisholm (John, deceased), Kyle Nelson (Michael), Jennifer Warren (Matthew), and Katherine O’Connor (Dan Hausman); sister, Patricia Kennelly; 25 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by parents, James J. and Carrie V. O’Connor; 6 brothers; 3 sisters; son-in-law, John A. Chisholm. Bill will be remembered most for the joy he found in family and friends, his dedication and support of the community, and his devotion to Catholic Education.
The family will receive friends on Friday, April 20th from 5pm to 7pm at Christ the King Catholic Church, 654 S. 86th St., followed by VIGIL SERVICE at 7pm. MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL: Saturday, April 21st at 10:30am, Christ the King Church. Entombment, Resurrection Mausoleum.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to Project Harmony, Creighton University, Sacred Heart CUES, Creighton Prep, or charity of your choice.