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O’Connor, Michael F.

Michael F. O’Connor, age 76 of Clintonville passed away of natural causes on Friday May 17, 2024.

Michael was born on January 29, 1948 and was the son of Francis and Dorothy (Neely) O’Connor. He graduated from Clintonville High School with the Class of 1966 and was united in marriage to Sherry Bucknell in Lincoln, NE. The couple had two children; Bridger and Neely and later divorced. Michael earned his PhD in Pharmacodynamics and worked as a Pharmacist in Clintonville and Tigerton prior to his retirement. Two words might describe Michael best: very smart. It seemed like he was always reading and always learning. Michael traveled all over the United States and parts of Canada during his life; mainly in the name of research. In his younger years he enjoyed racing motocross dirt bikes and taking long hikes. Michael was generous and also enjoyed playing games with his family. Michael played Secret Santa and helped a number of area residents when they needed it.

Survivors include:
His Children: Bridger (Nalee Xiong) O’Connor & Neely (Landon) Santeramo.
Granddaughter: Marigold “Goldie” Phyllis Santeramo.
Sisters: Betty (Robert) Jepson, Mary Pat O’Connor, Margaret “Muggs” (Perry) Schroeder, Kathleen (Ronald) Schmoll, Ann (Donn) Knapp, & Lorie (Robert) Knaus.
His Brother: Gerry (Pam) O’Connor.
Also numerous nieces and nephews.

Michael was preceded in death by his parents Francis and Dorothy, and infant brothers Robert and Joseph.

A private Memorial Service will be held for Michael. The Eberhardt-Stevenson Funeral Home & Crematory of Clintonville is assisting his family. www.eberhardtstevenson.com

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