Joseph O’Connor

April 23, 1921-July 1, 2013

REDWOOD FALLS – Services for Joseph H. O’Connor, 92, of Redwood Falls, formerly of Fairfield, Iowa, and Brookfield, Ill., will be at 2 p.m. today at St. Catherine’s Catholic Church. Visitation begins at noon at the church. Burial is in St. Catherine’s Catholic Cemetery. Memorials are preferred to the Redwood Senior Center, Box 114, Redwood Falls, MN 56283. Stephens Funeral Service – Redwood Valley Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

He died Monday, July 1, 2013, at Parkview Home in Belview.

He was born April 23, 1921, in Chicago, Ill., to Michael and Helen (Lanz) O’Connor. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy in 1942. He served in the South Pacific on a repair ship during WWII.

Survivors include his children, Thomas of Des Moines, Iowa, Joan Ackerman of Hayward, Wis., and Maureen Gano of Redwood Falls; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and sister, Lucille Flood of South Bend, Ind.