October 26, 1938 ~ January 9, 2019

Born in: Eau Claire, WI
Resided in: Aurora, CO

Paul Stephen O’Brien passed away peacefully on January 9th, 2019, in Denver, Colorado at the age of 80. Paul is survived by Wife Sharon O’Brien and his children Shawn and her husband Tony, Patrick and his Wife Dara, Erin and her husband Rick and his Grandchildren Meghan, AJ, Samantha, Mary, Truman, Serenity and Warwick.

Paul was born on October 26th, 1938 in Eau Claire, Wisconsin to the late Tom and Lucille O’Brien. Paul has 8 Brothers and Sisters and is Survived by Kathy, Tom and Larry.

On August 5th, 1968, He married Sharon K. Dobbs from La Crosse, Wisconsin. They met in Wisconsin and moved to Aurora, Colorado in 1969. They were happily Married for 50 Years.  If you asked them the success of their marriage, they would respond with listening and laughing.

Paul was a Dry Waller by trade, but his real title was “CEO of O’Brien Electric,” He was dedicated to his family and held his job as Grandpa proudly.  He was a passionate Catholic and member of St. Michaels the Archangel Church where he sang in the Choir. Grandpas favorite pass time was reading.  He loved History and told everyone to,” READ, READ, READ!!” Grandpa would love a good “Jam Session”, listening to his favorite bands especially “The Eagles” and drumming.

The funeral service is scheduled for Friday, January 18th, 2019 @ 10:30 am at St. Michaels the Archangel, located at 19099 E. Floyd Ave., Aurora, Co 80013. Father Terry Kissel will officiate the ceremony. All are welcome to attend the ceremony and celebrate Paul’s life. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to “The music department @ St. Michaels the Archangel at the above address. Condolences can be sent (website)


Funeral Mass: January 18, 2019 10:30 am - 11:30 am

St. Michael the Archangel
19099 E. Floyd Ave.
Aurora, CO 80013


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  1. Dale and I send our condolences . Paul will be greatly missed, he was a wise soul with love and compassion for all people and animals. A gentle, sensitive, kind man with an extraordinary sense of humor. You will never be forgotten Paul.
    Sauni and Dale

  2. To Paul,
    I will always remember your wit, your charm and playful spirit at our family gatherings. You showed me how deeply loved a family could be and how those bonds continue to nurture and strengthen those who were a part of your life. You will be deeply missed.

  3. We send our love and prayers to your family. What a wonderful legacy of family love you have. I know the Lord will be with you through the coming days.

  4. Please accept my sincere condolences to the family. I am so sorry to hear of the passing of Paul. The Bible assures us at Psalms 34:18 that God is near to those broken in heart. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. May your many memories help you find peace and comfort as you go through the coming days.

  5. Richard and Elaine Barker Our thoughts and prayers are with You in this time of sorrowWe will continue to keep you in our prayers Love pops and nana

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