By Dan Linehan
Patrick O'Rourke, age 76, of Wells, MN, died Tuesday, September 24, 2013 at Parkview Care Center in Wells, MN. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, September 27, 2013 at 1:00 PM at St. Casimir Catholic Church in Wells, MN. Visitation will be held 2 hours prior to the service at the church 11:00 AM-1:00 PM. Father Thomas Niehaus will officiate and burial will be in St. Casimir Catholic Cemetery in Wells. Bruss-Heitner Funeral Home in Wells is in charge of arrangements. Please see www.brussheitner.com to leave online condolences.
Patrick O'Rourke was born November 17, 1936 in Walnut Lake Twp., Faribault Co., MN, the son of James Patrick and Thelma (Hubbard) O'Rourke. He was united in marriage to Mary Ann Schuster on December 28, 1960 in Minnesota Lake, MN.
Patrick is survived by his wife Mary Ann; 3 daughters: Julie (Paul) Burkhardt of Mendota Heights, MN, Mary (Jim) Glazer of St. Paul, MN, Molly (Bill) Schultz of LeSueur, MN; 4 grandchildren: Katie, Sarah, Erin, Connor; 4 siblings: Carol (Robert) Murphy of LaCrosse, MN (formerly of Austin), David (Mary Helen) O'Rourke of Wells, MN, Tim O'Rourke of Easton, MN, Brigid O'Rourke of St. Louis Park, MN, along with numerous nieces and nephews and their families.
Memorials are preferred to the American Cancer Society or St. Casimir Catholic School.