OBITUARY OF HENRY CONOR

OBITUARY OF HENRY CONOR

Henry was a genius. He is the person who set up the pages to The Alsup Connection’s Website. Without his help this Webpage would have never been created. Henry loved doing Genealogy and finding Family Connections. He is sorely missed. Rest in Peace, Henry

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Henry M. Conor, 83, formerly of Eden Prairie, MN, passed away Saturday, April 25, 2009, at Appleton Medical Center in Appleton, WI. Henry is survived by his wife Fern; sons, Henry D. Conor and Barrett J. (Francisca) Conor; 7 grandchildren; 4 great grandchildren, and brother, Al Conor. He is further survived by other relatives and friends. Henry was preceded in death by his brother, Darrell and sister, Phyllis. Henry was born 8 September 1925 in Burlington, IA, the third of four children of Wilbur V. and Mary E. (Wiley) Conor. He attended Salter School, Horace Mann Junior High and Burlington High School, in his senior year scheduled to graduate at age 16, he left school and joined the U. S. Navy. After completing Boot Camp and Service School in Fire Control at Great Lakes Training Center, he spent the next three years at several Ship Repair Bases in the U. S. and the South Pacific. He was discharged in February 1946, and married Fern Marie Sedlack in Berwyn, IL. From 1948 to 1951 he completed study at two technical schools in Chicago. In 1951 he entered the University of Illinois in Urbana, graduating in February 1954 with a B.S degree in Mathematics. From 1953 Henry was employed part time at the university’s Physics Research laboratory as an Accelerator Engineer. 

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