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“No words can ever express the depth of sympathy I feel towards a family after the death of one of their own,especially now, since I have walked in...Read More »
1 of 11 | Posted by: Beth Ireland - MI

“dearcindy and girls,i'm sorry about your loss.god is with you, and He will see you through this.love,michelle ”
2 of 11 | Posted by: michellewilliams - centreville, MI

“Cindy and girls, Our family is so sorry for your tragic loss. Their are no words to express how sorry we are. We are here for you if you need...Read More »
3 of 11 | Posted by: StephanieqDavenport - Sturgis, MI

“just wanted to say how sorry I am this is from me and bobby even though he isn't here he passed in 2008 my prayers r with u bobby janusz s mom ”
4 of 11 | Posted by: dj janusz - coldwater, MI

“My Condolences go to the O'Brien Family. Chuck was a Good Man who always loved helping people out and a best friend a friend could have. We will all...Read More »
5 of 11 | Posted by: Matthew Smoker - Sturgis, MI

“I will always cherish his sweet personality! How he would always say when he saw me, "I love you Aunt Donna!" This is a very sad time and hard to...Read More »
6 of 11 | Posted by: donna oldenberg - colon, MI

“RIP Chuck you left us way too soon my dear friend. You will forever be missed and will always be loved!!! It saddens me that we just got back in...Read More »
7 of 11 | Posted by: patricia ashbrook - sturgis, MI

“RIP Chuck you left us way too soon my dear friend. You will forever be missed and will always be loved!!! It saddens me that we just got back in...Read More »
8 of 11 | Posted by: patricia ashbrook - sturgis, MI

“my prayers and thoughts go out to all of chucks loved ones and friends.. u will be missed by alot of people my friend.. ”
9 of 11 | Posted by: james stiles - sturgis, MI

“Chuck was my good homie. We had a lot of good times together & I will never forget him. One of the most "stand up" guys I have ever known. He was...Read More »
10 of 11 | Posted by: christopher a. SMOKER - howe, IN

“We are sad that Chuck was taken so soon. He was a great guy and he will not be forgotten. "Let us so live that when we come to die even the...Read More »
11 of 11 | Posted by: Nikki & Brandon Adams - Portage, MI


Charles "Chuck" T. O'Brien III, of Burr Oak, MI passed away Sunday evening April 21, 2013 in an automobile accident. He was born March 19, 1973 in Coldwater, MI a son to Charles T. O'Brien II and Marcia (Porter) Lindsey. Chuck has been a resident of this area most all of his life and was married March 17, 2005 to Cindy Long who he had been dating for the past 21 years. He was involved with tree trimming and line clearing all of his adult life and had been employed by the city of Sturgis and most recently C.C. Power where he was a line man, out of Kalkaska, MI. He was a member of 2 local unions I.B.E.W. #17 and #876. Chuck enjoyed fishing, hunting, riding his motorcycle, and camping with the kids and grand-children. He was a hard worker who enjoyed spending time with his family. Surviving are his wife: Cindy; 2 daughters: Brianna O'Brien of Burr Oak, MI and Karissa (Jaime) Sanchez of Jones, MI; 2 grandchildren: Dawson and Emma Sanchez; 2 brothers: Daniel (Kelly) O'Brien of East Point, MI and Joe (Moni) O'Brien of Quincy, MI; mother: Marcia Lindsey of Quincy, MI; father: Charles T. O'Brien II of Kimmel, IN; nieces: Hailey, Macenzie, Kaelyn, and Ashley; nephew: Bobby; and a great niece: Leiha. He was preceded in death by a brother: Robert O'Brien in Dec. 2009. The family will receive friends and relatives from 12:00 noon - 1:00 P.M., Saturday, at the Hackman Family Funeral Home - Rosenberg Chapel, 807 E. Chicago Rd., Sturgis, MI 49091 A Memorial Service celebrating the life of Charles "Chuck" T. O'Brien III will be held at 1:00 P.M., Saturday, with Mr. Larry Wallman, officiating.