George O’Brien, 72, a pioneer Washington state resident and a resident of this city and area for the past 40 years, died this morning at the Valley General hospital [January 30, 1951]. He was a farmer and farm worker.
A native of Wisconsin, he came to this state in 1892. He had been a widower for the past 20 years. He and his wife, the former Susie Wheeler, were married here in 1904.
He is survived by a daughter, Mrs. L. W. Mosebar, and a granddaughter, Darlene Mosebar, both of Ellensburg, and three brothers, Ed, Homerdale, Wisconsin; Dave, Grand Forks, N.D., and James, Menononie, Wisconsin.
Funeral arrangements have not been completed.
Contributed by: Shelli Steedman