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Roderick O'Connell
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Roderick Jean O'Connell

Age 72 of Owosso passed away Sunday, January 22, 2017 at the Hospice House of Shiawassee County.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10am Saturday April 1, 2017 at St. Paul Catholic Church with Father Michael O'Brien officiating. A luncheon will immediately follow the mass.

Rick was born March 7, 1944 in Carson City, Michigan to Carrol and Vergie (Durbin) O'Connell.

After graduating from Carson City Catholic High School as class president, Rick moved to Owosso to begin working at Vesico grocery store, then to Main Beverage Company where he was top salesman.

Rick was a lifelong member of the Knights of Columbus. He also enjoyed spending time with his family and watching the tigers.

Rick is survived by his wife Mary O'Connell; children Patti (Steve) Ackerman, Jackie (Donnie) Mulder, Jim Antes, Joy (Devon) Huff, Rob Antes and Trish (Wayne) Boomsma; brother Mike (Kim)O'Connell; sisters Rosie (Tom) Proctor and Ilene (Dave) Nichols; brother-in-law Bob Stoudt; 12 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews and many other loving family and friends.

He is predeceased by his parents; two brothers Phil O'Connell and Mark O'Connell and sister Coleen Stoudt.

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10:00 AM
St. Paul Catholic Church

111 North Howell Street
Owosso, MI 48867


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