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“I'm going to miss you, Grandpa. I am so happy that I was there with you until the end. You are out of pain now and that is all that matters. I...Read More »
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O'CONNOR, Master Sergeant, U. S. Army, Ret. Arthur N. – 80

Arthur N. O'Connor, age 80 of Lafayette, passed away at 2:40 a.m. on Friday, July 27, 2012 in his home. Born on September 13, 1931 in Chicago, IL, he was the son of the late Charles and Ann Desjardins O'Connor.
Art retired after 34 years in the U.S. Army where he earned the rank of Master Sergeant, serving in occupied Japan, Korea, and Viet Nam.

Surviving are his three sons, Patrick (wife, Kristin) of Lombard, IL, Michael and John (wife, Glenda) O'Connor both of Lafayette and two sisters, Shirley Strzelczyk of Crown Point, IN and Jean Scollie of Oak Park, IL. Also surviving are 5 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild.

Private family services. Hippensteel Funeral Home entrusted with care. Share memories and condolences online at