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Francis M. O'Brien, 81

Francis M. O'Brien, 81, of River Falls, formerly of Minneapolis, died Tuesday, April 8, 2008.

He was a retired career Air National Guard Master Sergeant and longtime civil service employee of the USAF.

Francis was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers and one sister.

He is survived by his son, Thomas O'Brien; daughter, Patricia Stuffert; grandson, Kyle Stuffert; brothers: Joseph, Charles, Maurice (Lillie), Louis (Marie), James, Dale (Carolyn), Dennis (Jan) and Lloyd; sisters, Lucy (Ben) Lockwood, Lillian (Edward) Moug and Mary Emke; and numerous other loving family and friends.

A Mass of Christian Burial was held Tuesday, April 15, at St. Peter Catholic Church in Minneapolis.

Morris Nilsen Chapel assisted the family with arrangements.