July 26, 1980 - March 8, 2015


Funeral services will be at 6:00PM on Thursday, March 12, 2015 at Park Fellowship Church, 32932 Veterans Dr (Co Rd 4), Sartell 56377 for Ryan J. O’Connell, 34, who died March 8, 2015. Rev. Dan Mrakovich will officiate and visitation will be one hour prior to services on Thursday at the church. Arrangements have been entrusted to Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home, St. Cloud.

Ryan was born July 26, 1980 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin to Patrick and Katherine “Kathy” (Rosio) O’Connell. He was currently attending St. Cloud Technical and Community College. Ryan was a great storyteller and loved to make others laugh. He enjoyed golfing, especially with his friend Ryan Schepp. Ryan enjoyed being the “go-to guy” at Cream City Tattoo and took great pride in the tattoos that he had. He was kindhearted, charismatic, intelligent, and compassionate. He adored his daughter, greatly admired his sister, and will be dearly missed by all who knew him.

Ryan is survived by his mother, Kathy (David) Schuster of St. Cloud; father, Patrick (Val) O’Connell of Overland Park, KS; daughter, Jaylin “JJ” Stovall of Jackson, WI; sister, Erin (Jeffrey) Feldhusen of Menomonie Falls, WI; niece, Savanah Feldhusen; grandmother, Helen O’Connell of Menomonie Falls, WI; aunt, Robin (Steven) Grzechowiak of Westbend, WI; cousins, Jacob, Joshua, Jessica Grzechowiak.

He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Gerald and Lorraine Rosio; and paternal grandfather, John “Jack” O’Connell.