O'Brien (Swaser) Elizabeth (Betty). Loving mother and grandmother, age 75, of St. Michael, died peacefully at home November 18, 2002. Betty was preceded in death by husbands, Richard Swaser, John ``Bud'' O'Brien; stepchildren, Harold O'Brien, Lynell Bacon. She is survived by children, Douglas O'Brien (Sue), Barbara Snyder (John), Loren O'Brien (Barb) and Tim O'Brien (Wendy); stepchildren, Robert O'Brien (Rose), Vernell Strese and Linda Ziegelman; 11 grandchildren, 12 step-grandchildren; sisters, Gerry Brown, Lourdette Smith; cousin, Rita Faust; special friend, Joyce Geris and many relatives and friends. Visitation and celebration of life 3-8 pm Thursday, November 21 at THE JOHNSON-PETERSON FUNERAL HOME, 2130 2nd St., White Bear Lake (651-429-7661) and 1 hour before at church. Funeral service at 10:00 am Friday, November 22, 2002, at ST. PATRICK'S CATHOLIC CHURCH, 3535 72nd St., Inver Grove Heights. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. Memorials preferred.

Published on November 19, 2002

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