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Schweinefus, Conley H. -- 1933 - 2011

SCHWEINEFUS, SCHULTZ, LARSEN, SORENSEN, BROWN, SCHEIDEL

Posted By: Connie Ellis (email)
Date: 4/25/2011 at 20:14:39

SOURCE: Cedar Rapids, Iowa, THE GAZETTE
Contributor: Connie (Kelly) Ellis

Conley H. Schweinefus, age 78, died at St. Luke's Hospital on Thursday, March 24, 2011. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Monday, March 28 at Our Savior's Lutheran Church, with Rev. Phil Jorgenson officiating. Interment was at 3:30 p.m. at the Hillside Cemetery in Ossian, Iowa. Cedar Memorial Park Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

Conley was born March 2, 1933 in rural Fayette County, Iowa to Herbie and Hazel Schweinefus. He graduated from the Ossian High School and served in the United States Army during the Korean conflict. Conley married JoAnn Schultz in Ossian, Iowa on September 25, 1955. He retired as a production control supervisor at Harnischfeger in 1988. He was a member of Brotherly Love Lodge 204, American Legion Post 735 and Our Savior's Lutheran Church. Conley collected and searched out antiques. He was an avid Green Bay Packers, Hawkeye, and New York Yankee Fan.

He was preceded in death by his parents. Survivors include his wife, JoAnn; daughter, Connee Jo (Eric) Larsen of Indianola, Iowa; grandson, Christopher (Erin) Larsen; great-grandson Karter Larsen; siblings, DuWayne (Georgiann) Schweinefus of Decorah,Iowa, Janice Sorensen of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Suzan (Curt) Brown of Hiawatha, and Nancy (Mark) Scheidel of Ossian, Iowa and many nieces and nephews.

Second Obit submitted by a volunteer

Conley H. Schweinefus, 78, died at St. Luke's Hospital on Thursday, March 24, 2011. Funeral services: 11 a.m. Monday at Our Savior's Lutheran Church, by the Rev. Phil Jorgenson. Interment: 3:30 p.m. Monday at Hillside Cemetery, Ossian. A visitation will be held Sunday from 2 to 5 p.m. at Cedar Memorial Park Funeral Home and after 10 a.m. Monday at the church.

Survivors include his wife, JoAnn; daughter, Connee Jo (Eric) Larsen of Indianola; siblings, DuWayne (Georgiann) Schweinefus of Decorah, Janice Sorensen of Cedar Rapids, Suzan (Curt) Brown of Hiawatha and Nancy (Mark) Scheidel of Ossian; grandson, Christopher (Erin) Larsen; great-grandson, Karter Larsen; and many nieces and nephews.

Conley was born March 2, 1933, in rural Fayette County, to Herbie and Hazel Schweinefus. He graduated from Ossian High School and then served in the United States Army during the Korean conflict. Conley married JoAnn Schultz in Ossian on Sept. 25, 1955. He retired as a production control supervisor at Harnischfeger in 1988.

Conley was a member of Brotherly Love Lodge 204, American Legion Post 735 and Our Savior's Lutheran Church. Conley collected and searched out antiques and was an avid Green Bay Packer, Hawkeye and New York Yankee fan.

Memorials may be directed to Our Savior's Lutheran Church.

Online condolences may be sent to www.cedar memorial.com under obituaries.

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