Charlotte O’Brien

January 16, 1946 - April 22, 2012


Service: A celebration of life service will be held on Saturday, April 28 from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Canton Optimists Club.

          Charlotte O’ Brien passed away April 22, 2012 at Avera McKennan.  She was born January 16, 1946 to Emil and Irene (Hemstock) Klepel.  She was one of the first students to attend kindergarten the first year it was offered in Canton.  She went on to graduated from Canton High School.

          Charlotte married Louis O’Brien August 29, 1964.  During Louis’s military career they were stationed at several Army bases in the U.S. and Germany.  When Louis was deployed to Vietnam, she returned to Canton with their son.

          During her working years, she worked at Otis, Canton Good Samaritan, and did home health care.

          Grateful for sharing her life are her husband, Louis; her son Louis Jr.; her grandchildren, Zoey, Iva Jane, Trinity, and Tanner; her sisters, Bonnie (LeRoy) Hemmer, and  Erma Jean Thompson; her brother, Emil Klepel; many nieces and nephews who loved her dearly; and special friends, Jamie and Shelly.

          She was preceded in death by her parents, her sister Karen Farnsworth, and niece Brandi.

          A celebration of life service will be held on Saturday, April 28 from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Canton Optimists Club. 

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  1. Rest in peace Aunt Charlotte. You are now with grandpa , grandma and aunt Karen. We will all miss you.
    until we meet in heaven. Love your nephew Shad and family.

  2. I am sorry to hear of Charlotte’s passing. Charoltte and I graduated together in Canton in 1964. Charoltte was very quite and reserved but I will always remember her smile and willingness to help in any way she could. My thoughts and prayers are with you and the family.

  3. I am sorry to hear about Charlotte’s passing, her family, including her mom and brother, were our neighbors for years. Her son, “Buster” was friends with my brother for many years also. My prayers and thoughts are with you during this difficult time!!