Obituary: Edward O’Brien, 79, of Ludington. 

December 1, 2021

Edward O’Brien

Obituary: Edward O’Brien, 79, of Ludington. 

Edward Jerome “Easy Man” O’Brien, 79, passed away peacefully on Monday, November 29, 2021 in the care of Hospice of Michigan with his family by his side.  Edward was born on February 26, 1942 in Weare Township in Oceana County, the son of Edward Patrick and Mary Magdalena (Reamer) O’Brien and grew up in the Ludington area.

Edward was preceded in death by his parents Edward and Lena O’Brien; his granddaughter Casey O’Brien; and his brothers Joe, Gilbert, and Gerald O’Brien.

He will be missed by his children David (Lisa) O’Brien, Larry (Connie) O’Brien, Becky O’Brien Slimmen, and Ken (Lisa) O’Brien; his brothers Raymond and Carl O’Brien; his sister MaryAnn Workman; and many other extended family members.

A ceremony to celebrate Edward’s life will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, December 4 at the Baldwin Assembly of God Church with a luncheon to follow.   Burial will take place at McCumber Cemetery in Branch at a later date.  Those who wish to remember Edward with a memorial donation are asked to please consider Hospice of Michigan.

Please visit Edward’s memory page at to leave a tribute of Edward for his family, or to light a candle in his memory.

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