Marcia J. O’Brien

Marcia J. O’Brien

McFarland – Marcia J. O’Brien, age 84, passed away on Saturday, October 13, 2012 at the Heritage Senior Center. She was born on December 18, 1927 in Mt. Horeb, WI, the daughter of Joseph and Rosina (Hagg) Sutter.

Marcia graduated from Mt. Horeb High School in 1945. She married William “Jingles” O’Brien on December 11, 1948 and together they owned and operated Stadium Bar for over 40 years.

She is survived by her children, Michael (Nancy) O’Brien of Verona and Patricia (Tom) Beck of Stoughton; six grandchildren Kellie (Jason) Christen, Sean (Emily) O’Brien, Jessica Ann, Katie (Kevin) Bergum, and Kelsey and Rosie Beck; many great-grandchildren; two brothers Raphael (Delores) Sutter and Wayne (Mary) Sutter; and one sister Pat (Jim) Murphy, all of Mt. Horeb.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, one brother, Glen Sutter, and two sisters, Bonnie Wagner and Dorothy Paquet.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, October 23, 2012 at ST. MARIA GORETTI CATHOLIC CHURCH, 5313 Flad Ave., Madison, at 11:00 a.m., with Msgr. Michael Burke officiating. Burial will follow at Highland Memory Gardens, Madison. Visitation will be held on Monday, October 22, 2012 at JOYCE-RYAN FUNERAL HOME, 5701 Odana Road, Madison from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. and again at the church on Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of Mass.

In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to Jingles O’Brien Scholarship Fund c/o Mike O’Brien, 2821 Allegheny Drive, Madison, WI 53719.