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Terry Lynn O'Bryan

January 28, 1954 ~ February 6, 2019 (age 65)

Terry Lynn O'Bryan, 65, passed away in her home with her husband by her side on February 6, 2019.  Terry was born on January 28, 1954.  Her parents Don and Betty Kruger lived in Silver Lake, KS (just outside Topeka).Terry had 5 brothers:  Lon, Mike, Jerry, Dale and David Kruger.  She attended Silver Lake High School and received her teaching degree from Kansas State University.  During college is where she met her husband, Jeff O'Bryan, they married in 1976.

Terry and Jeff have three children: Jayme, Jason, and Jordyn.  She would do anything for them and always put their wants and needs above hers. 

Once the children were raised Terry became a Real Estate Agent and loved the daily interaction with both her fellow agents as well as her clients

Terry and Jeff's children all married and she had eight grandchildren.  Jayme & Mark Cullen (Moorhead, MN) - Max (10), William (8) & Ryane (7) Jason & Angie O'Bryan (Frisco, TX): Grayson (7) & Grant (4), Jordyn & Jim Bergant  (Overland Park, KS): Charley (6), Lincoln (3), and Knox (6 months).

She loved every minute she was able to be with them, talk to them or Facetime with them.  Watching their sports, hearing about their school events, or buying them that special gift brought her so much joy.

Terry loved life and would drop everything if someone she knew was sick or needed help.  There was never a second thought.  Many of those same friends were constant visitors at her home when she could not get out due to her illness.  Terry was a huge basketball fan and no matter where her brother was coaching she was an avid supporter, and would go to as many games as possible.

In January 2017 she was diagnosed with ALS and fought it every day for over 2 years.  Terry never lost her humor and faced every day with new courage.  Her positive attitude was contagious with everyone that cared for her and came to visit.  The family sincerely appreciates everyone.  All the caregivers and the friends that helped keep her spirits up.  Terry was strong beyond belief, her positive, upbeat attitude was one we'll all remember.

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