Patrick “Pat” F. O’Brien
Pat served as an auctioneer at the Wisconsin State Fair Governor’s Livestock auction for 26 years, using his professional talents to help support Wisconsin youth and agriculture. In addition, he has been the auctioneer for over 50 years for the following counties and groups: Fond du Lac, Winnebago, Waushara, Marquette, Calumet, Sheboygan, Washington, Ozaukee, Dodge, and Alto Farm Bureau.
He and his wife value education so much that they established an agricultural scholarship at Campbellsport High School in 1998; he continues to serve on the scholarship committee.
Pat’s various awards, including the Fond du Lac Friend of 4-H Award and honorary State FFA Degree, show his dedication to the community and the respect others have for him and his abilities.