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Obituary | Robert “Bob” Alfred O’Connor

Robert “Bob” Alfred O’Connor, 84, was born July 3, 1937 and died June 22, 2022 in Lake Havasu City, Arizona.

Bob was born in Denver, Colorado to Myrtle and Robert O’Connor. After graduating from Lakewood High School, he joined the US Marine Corps and served four years. During that time, he met the love of his life, Ann Kathryn Scott from El Sereno, California. Bob and Ann were married on April 13, 1958 in El Sereno, California. Bob and Ann recently celebrated their 64th wedding anniversary. Bob and Ann had two daughters, Laura and Vicki.

Once discharged from the USMC, Bob joined the Monterey Park Police Department, where he reached the rank of sergeant. He also became a detective. He retired in January 1986. After retiring, they moved to Bullhead City, Arizona, where Bob eventually became a Mohave County Constable. He retired from the County Office in June 2002.

Bob and Ann moved to Kingman, Arizona in 2004 to enjoy cooler weather.

Bob is survived by his wife, Ann O’Connor; his daughters, Laura Tusa and husband Anthony and their four sons, Anthony, David, Jonathan (wife Hannah) and Matthew (wife Skylar), and daughter Vicki Kawano and her three children – Kailee Asher (husband Jason), Nicklaus Kawano (wife Jessica) and McKenzie Kawano. Bob and Ann have eight great-grandchildren and four great children with marriage for a total of 12 great-grandchildren, plus several nieces and nephews.

Bob was preceded in death by his mother Myrtle Mary Brand, sister Patricia Williams and niece Diane Craig.

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