Jimmie O’Sullivan, 81, of Cedar Rapids, passed away Saturday, September 26, 2020, at Mercy Medical Center, after a long illness. A private graveside service will be held at Shueyville Cemetery.
He is survived by his wife, JoAnn, daughter, Julie(Brett)Burgett, son, Jim(Joy)O’Sullivan, grandchildren, Brennan, Brittny, Dalton, Rebecca, Emily, Jill, Jenny, Mandy and Sean, along with nineteen great grandchildren.
Preceded in death by his parents, son, John Kent O’Sullivan.
Jimmie O’Sullivan was born October 30, 1938 in Mount Pleasant, Michigan to Donald and June O’Sullivan. He married JoAnn Hergenroeder on November 14, 1959 at her family’s home in Illinois. He served proudly in the U. S. Air Force as an Air Policeman. Jimmie worked as a manager for 3M for 26 years. He had a passion for horses. He was a member of the Cedar Rapids Horsemen’s Club. He loved fishing with his friend Vern Zerbee and his grandkids. The most important thing in his life was his wife, children, and grandkids. Jimmie fought the good fight with cancer and will be missed by all those who knew and loved him.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be directed to The American Cancer Society.