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Plains Obituaries for 10-22-11

KEITH DEWAYNE CONNER, 89, of North Platte, Neb., passed away October 13, 2011 at Great Plains Regional Medical Center in North Platte.

He was born on March 12, 1922 at White, Neb., between Maywood and Hayes Center, Neb., to Wilber Dean ‘Johnny’ and Gertie Adelle Speer Conner. He grew up north of Maywood and went to country school, before graduating from Nebraska School of Agriculture at Curtis, Neb., in 1941.

Keith entered the U.S. Army on October 24, 1942 and served until October 12, 1945. He returned to the Maywood area to farm. In 1949 Keith moved to North Platte and in 1951 moved to California. While in California he worked for Sears Roebuck Company for 25 years. He returned to North Platte in 1986.

Keith married Elizabeth Ann Weiland in September 1948 at Denver, Colo. Keith was a member of P.R. Halligan Post No. 163 American Legion, Noel C. Donegan Post 1504 Veterans of Foreign Wars and B.P.O. Elks No. 985, all of North Platte, Neb.

He is survived by three nieces, Rose (Larry) Sines, Nancy (Joe) Dack, all of McCook, Neb., and Vicky (Ron) Myers, of North Platte, Neb.; several great-nieces and nephews and other family.

He was preceded in death by his wife Elizabeth; his second wife, Annetta Conner; his parents; a sister, Betty Schneider and her husband Victor; a nephew, Clifford Schneider.

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Services with military honors were held October 18, 2011 at Maywood Cemetery in Maywood, Neb.

Memorial contributions may be made to V.F.W. Post 1504.

Online condolences may be shared at OdeanChapel.com and Odean Colonial Chapel At C & Sycamore.

KEITH DEWAYNE CONNER, 89, of North Platte, Neb., passed away October 13, 2011 at Great Plains Regional Medical Center in North Platte.

He was born on March 12, 1922 at White, Neb., between Maywood and Hayes Center, Neb., to Wilber Dean ‘Johnny’ and Gertie Adelle Speer Conner. He grew up north of Maywood and went to country school, before graduating from Nebraska School of Agriculture at Curtis, Neb., in 1941.

Keith entered the U.S. Army on October 24, 1942 and served until October 12, 1945. He returned to the Maywood area to farm. In 1949 Keith moved to North Platte and in 1951 moved to California. While in California he worked for Sears Roebuck Company for 25 years. He returned to North Platte in 1986.

Keith married Elizabeth Ann Weiland in September 1948 at Denver, Colo. Keith was a member of P.R. Halligan Post No. 163 American Legion, Noel C. Donegan Post 1504 Veterans of Foreign Wars and B.P.O. Elks No. 985, all of North Platte, Neb.

He is survived by three nieces, Rose (Larry) Sines, Nancy (Joe) Dack, all of McCook, Neb., and Vicky (Ron) Myers, of North Platte, Neb.; several great-nieces and nephews and other family.

He was preceded in death by his wife Elizabeth; his second wife, Annetta Conner; his parents; a sister, Betty Schneider and her husband Victor; a nephew, Clifford Schneider.

Services with military honors were held October 18, 2011 at Maywood Cemetery in Maywood, Neb.

Memorial contributions may be made to V.F.W. Post 1504.

Online condolences may be shared at OdeanChapel.com and Odean Colonial Chapel At C & Sycamore.

KEITH DEWAYNE CONNER, 89, of North Platte, Neb., passed away October 13, 2011 at Great Plains Regional Medical Center in North Platte.

He was born on March 12, 1922 at White, Neb., between Maywood and Hayes Center, Neb., to Wilber Dean ‘Johnny’ and Gertie Adelle Speer Conner. He grew up north of Maywood and went to country school, before graduating from Nebraska School of Agriculture at Curtis, Neb., in 1941.

Keith entered the U.S. Army on October 24, 1942 and served until October 12, 1945. He returned to the Maywood area to farm. In 1949 Keith moved to North Platte and in 1951 moved to California. While in California he worked for Sears Roebuck Company for 25 years. He returned to North Platte in 1986.

Keith married Elizabeth Ann Weiland in September 1948 at Denver, Colo. Keith was a member of P.R. Halligan Post No. 163 American Legion, Noel C. Donegan Post 1504 Veterans of Foreign Wars and B.P.O. Elks No. 985, all of North Platte, Neb.

He is survived by three nieces, Rose (Larry) Sines, Nancy (Joe) Dack, all of McCook, Neb., and Vicky (Ron) Myers, of North Platte, Neb.; several great-nieces and nephews and other family.

He was preceded in death by his wife Elizabeth; his second wife, Annetta Conner; his parents; a sister, Betty Schneider and her husband Victor; a nephew, Clifford Schneider.

Services with military honors were held October 18, 2011 at Maywood Cemetery in Maywood, Neb.

Memorial contributions may be made to V.F.W. Post 1504.

Online condolences may be shared at OdeanChapel.com and Odean Colonial Chapel At C & Sycamore.