‘I know she’s watching over me’: O’Reilly wrestles to honor late mother

MINNEAPOLIS – Bailee O’Reilly remembers that dreary day like yesterday.

Sept. 29, 2008. The day his mom died.

Jamie O’Reilly was just 32 years old when she lost her battle with cancer. She was the lone woman in the O’Reilly house. Jamie and her husband Zach had five boys: Bailee, Kaleb, Kelby, Baxter and Maddox.

Bailee was the oldest, and he was just 9 when Jamie died. Maddox was 4.

Five boys. Separated by just five years. Continue reading at www.postbulletin.com