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John O'Connor

May 28, 1936 — March 7, 2021

John E. O’Connor, 84, of Cheyenne, Wyoming passed away Sunday evening, March 7, 2021 at his home surrounded by his family.

John was born May 28, 1936 in Cheyenne, a son of the late Irvin and Margaret (Morton) O’Connor.

John was raised with his sister, Alma, and twin brother, Jim, on the family ranch.  At an early age, he delivered produce, milk, bread and Pepsi.  The majority of his working career was driving truck for a petroleum company.  He will be remembered as a kind, helpful, hard-working family man who enjoyed his many friends and spending time with his family, especially celebrating birthday parties by bringing root beer and Dr. Pepper.

John is survived by his three children, Kim (Bill) Conner, Debbi Rhoad and John O’Connor; sister, Alma Tussing; brother, Jim O’Connor; 10 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his parents and loving wife, Jeanine O’Connor.

Due to weather conditions, the funeral service has been moved to Wednesday, March 17, 2021 at 1:30 p.m. at the Lakeview Chapel at Schrader, Aragon and Jacoby Funeral Home with a reception at the Schrader Reception Center to follow interment in Cheyenne Memorial Gardens. The funeral service will be livestreamed with the link available at www.schradercares.com.

Services are entrusted to Schrader, Aragon and Jacoby Funeral Home, 2222 Russell Avenue, Cheyenne, Wyoming 82001.

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, March 17, 2021

Starts at 1:30pm (Mountain time)

Lakeview Chapel at Schrader, Aragon and Jacoby Funeral Home

2222 Russell Ave, Cheyenne, WY 82001

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Interment

Wednesday, March 17, 2021

Starts at 2:30pm (Mountain time)

Cheyenne Memorial Gardens

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Reception

Wednesday, March 17, 2021

Starts at 3:30pm (Mountain time)

Schrader Reception Center

2222 Russell Ave, Cheyenne, WY 82001

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