Obituaries

Obituaries

John W. Connor 1935 - 2007 Lawrence

Services for John W. Connor, 72, Lawrence, will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Later Day Saints in Lawrence. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery.Mr. Connor died Sunday, Nov. 4, 2007, at his home.He was born Feb. 26, 1935, in Kansas City, Kan., the son of Paul and Ruth Guber Connor. Mr. Connor served in the U.S Army from 1955 to 1957. He worked for Kansas Power and Light and retired in 1995. He was a Ward Genealogy Librarian and a Temple of St. Louis worker and served two years at the Family History Mission in Salt Lake City. He was a member of the LDS Church in Lawrence.He married Gay Harmon in 1964 in Lawrence. She survives, of the home.Other survivors include four sons, Paul and wife Linda, Raleigh, N.C., Brad and wife Erin, Apex, N.C., and Jeff and Kenny, both of Lawrence; three daughters, Glenda Davids and husband Kory, Lawrence, Sara Connor, Lawrence, and Stella Self, Ozawkie; and a brother, Tim, and wife, Sherrie, Kansas City, Kan. Mr. Connor was preceded in death by a daughter, Darla Vossler, in 1999, and a sister, Pat Gregg.Friends may call from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, where the family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday.The family suggests memorials to the LDS Church, 3615 West 10th St., Lawrence 66044.Online condolences may be sent at <a href="http://www.rumsey-yost.com">www.rumsey-yost.com</a>.