Bobby O'Hara

Saturday, October 12, 2013
Bobby O'Hara

Funeral services for Bob O'Hara, 83, of Spencer, will be conducted 10:30 a.m. Monday, Oct. 14, 2013 at Bethany Lutheran Church in Spencer. Rev. Len Halvorson will officiate the service.

Visitation will be conducted beginning 2 p.m. Sunday with the family present from 2-4 p.m. at Warner Funeral Home in Spencer.

Burial will be conducted at North Lawn Memorial Park in Spencer.

A memorial fund has been established in Mr. O'Hara's name.

O'Hara passed away Thursday, Oct. 10, at Longhouse Residence in Spencer.

Bobby Darwin O'Hara, the son of Maynard and Elizabeth O'Hara, was born Dec. 7, 1929 in Beaver Dam, Wis. He received his early education in Spencer and graduated from the Spencer High School in 1948. He then continued his education at Wayne College in Nebraska. While in high school and college, Bob played football.

On Dec. 6, 1969, Bob married Carolyn Walton. Following their marriage they made their home in Spencer. Bob was employed with Spencer Grocer Company for 27 years and then Draper Foods in Fairmont, Minn. for 11 years. He retired in 1993. Bob enjoyed bowling and was recognized in the Spencer Bowling Hall of Fame. He also enjoyed golfing, through the years he had three holes in one.

He is preceded in death by his parents, five brothers and two sisters.

He is survived by his wife, Carolyn of Spencer; their two children: Timothy (Nina) O'Hara and Angela (Scott) Merchant all of Spencer; three children from previous marriage: Rockne, Vikki and Robert; 11 grandchildren; two brothers: Donald O'Hara of Spencer and Maynard O'Hara of Alabama; one sister, Jacqueline Miller of Kansas; other relatives and friends.

Warner Funeral Home of Spencer is in charge of arrangements.

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