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Information for Harry Ellsworth McConnell
7 January, 1899 18 January, 1984
From the Idaho Press-Tribune
January, 1984

Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Harry McConnell

    Memorial services for Harry E. McConnell, 85, of 306 Sunny Lane, Nampa, who died Wednesday, Jan. 18, at a Boise hospital, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 27, at the Southside Boulevard United Methodist Church by the Rev. David E. Guard.
    Private family committal services were conducted today at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Caldwell, by the Rev. Guard under the direction of Flahiff Funeral Chapel of Nampa.
    Mr. McConnell was born Jan. 7. 1899, at Geddes, S.D., a son of Fred and Vincie Wood McConnell, and was reared and educated there.  He married Irma I. Stroh Jan. 7, 1923, at Geddes and they made their home there until moving to Nampa in 1937.  He was a dairy farmer for many years and more recently had raised and sold registered black Angus cattle.  He retired in 1968 and they moved into Nampa.
    He had worked as a volunteer with patients at Midland Manor Nursing Home until his death.  He was a member of the Southside Boulevard United Methodist Church.
    He is survived by his wife of Nampa ; two sons, the Rev. Bruce McConnell, Eugene, Ore., and the Rev. Warren McConnell, Denver, Colo.: three brothers, Jay and Walter McConnell, both of Geddes, S.D. and Cecil McConnell, San Diego, Calif: one sister, Edna Spink, Mt. Angel, Ore.; seven grandchildren, Mary Lynn McConnell Cook, Mary Kay McConnell, Mark McConnell, Laura Ann McConnell, Barbara McConnell, David McConnell and Steve McConnell one great-grandchild: and several nieces and nephews.
    Two sisters and one brother preceded him in death.
    Memorials may be made to the Southside Boulevard United Methodist Church memorial fund in lieu of flowers.

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