Herbert Joseph O'Brien

July 27, 1944October 22, 2012

Herbert Joseph O'Brien was born on July 27, 1944 and passed away on October 22, 2012 in Kirkland, WA.


  • Celebration of Life Saturday, November 3, 2012

Herbert Joseph O'Brien

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November 22, 2012

Hadn't been in touch with Herb for many years so was shocked and saddened to hear of his death. Will always remember our skiing trips to Lake Chelan in the late 60's and 70's. My sympathies go out to family and friends. Jim Olney

Carol Emery

November 7, 2012

I was so sad to hear of Herb's passing. He touched so many lives - I will always remember him and the many good times we all had during those early waterski days. R.I.P. Herb.

gerard kolthof

November 4, 2012

Herb thank you for beiing so good for the sport ,athletes and building great product ,you was already legend in live , never forget you RIP

Gerard Kolthof G-Manwatersports

David Compton

November 3, 2012

I will never forget Herb and all he has done for the waterski world. Our family was there from the start. Today we celebrate your life. R.I.P.

Dodie (Fawcett) Knight

November 3, 2012

My heart aches for Pam and the family and all of us who were so lucky to have known Herb! I have very fond memories of the fun we had at the lake Sammamish Water Ski club in the 70's! I know Herb is making skiing better for us in Heaven! You are in our hearts forever!

Joan Miller

November 2, 2012

I was so sad to hear that Herb had passed..I worked at H.O. FOR 12 YEARS..A brilliant..and giving man..May he Rest in Peace..

Joseph Hulsman

November 1, 2012

Thank You Herb for sharing your passion, vision, and your home. (P/B @ Radar!)

julie johnson

November 1, 2012

as I was saying what a kind man Herb was. He was fun, creative, brilliant, and had the greatest goofy laugh. He will be missed by many

November 1, 2012

what a kind and thoughtful person Herb always was to me. I always loved his infectious laugh.

Jim Hammer

November 1, 2012

Thanks Herb for all you did to help my stores grow over the years. Even a year after I had to close the stores in 2007, you still called me to say hi. That meant a lot to me Herb, we'll see you again someday. :)