Obituaries

Obituaries

Lawrence "Larry" Kent O'Brien 1931 - 2007 Grass Valley, Calif.

Services for Lawrence "Larry" Kent O'Brien, 76, Grass Valley, will be at a later date. His ashes will be spread at sea.Mr. O'Brien died Sunday, Aug. 5, 2007, in Grass Valley, of pancreatic cancer.He was born Aug. 4, 1931, in Minneapolis, Minn., the son of John Robert and Dorothea Kent O'Brien. He lived in Cheney, Kan., and Cedar Point, Kan.Mr. O'Brien served in the U.S. Air Force. He worked at LearJet in Wichita, Kan., from 1964 to 1969 and was later self-employed in Cedar Point from 1969 to 1976.He married Audrey Garcia in 1978 in Southern California. She survives, of the home.Other survivors include two sons, Colin, Gardena, Calif., and Remy, Yerington, Nev.; four daughters, Michele O'Brien and Gina Lee, both of Dayton, Nev., and Melanie and Erin O'Brien, both of Lawrence; three brothers, Peter R., Torrance, Calif., Dan Ruyle, Mission Viejo, Calif., and Don Elling, Carlsbad, Calif.; a sister, Kathie O'Brien, Oceanside, Calif.; 14 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.Mr. O'Brien was preceded in death by a grandson.