Services for Charles C. Conger, 86, Caldwell, who died
Sunday, Jan. 6, in a Caldwell hospital, will be held at
Thursday at Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Caldwell.
The Rev. Donald Frank of the Boone Memorial Presbyterian
Church of Caldwell will officiate. Private burial will be at
Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Caldwell.
Mr. Conger was born on Oct. 25, 1898, in New York City,
N.Y. He was reared and educated in
Calif. He served in the U.S. Army during World War I. After
the war, he graduated from the University of California at Los
Angeles in 1921 as a civil engineer.
He married Arabelle De Olivira on Nov. 24, 1922 in Los
Angeles, and they made their home in
where he practiced as a civil engineer. Mrs. Conger died in
1937. On Dec. 7, 1939, he married Adelaide D. “Peggy” Douglas
Nev. In 1942 they moved to Rocky Ford,
and he served as a captain in the U.S. Army Air Corps. In
1945, they returned to
where he re-established his practice as an engineer. In
addition to his practice, he was an engineer for the cities of
Glendora, Chino, Clairmont, and LaVerne, Calif.
He was a consultant to Harvey Mudd College in Clairmont
at the time of his retirement in 1964. That same year, they
Ariz., and in 1972, they moved to
Mrs. Conger died Feb. 9, 1980, in Caldwell, where Mr. Conger
had since resided.
He was a life member of the S.A.E. (Sigma Alpha Epsilon
Fraternity) the B.P.O.E. of Pomona Calif., the American Legion
of Pomona, and he served as a volunteer for the Meals on
Wheels program in Caldwell.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a son.
Memorials may be made to the Scott McAllister Memorial
Fund at Harvey Mudd College in Clairmont, in care of Dr.
Gerald B. Conger, Route 7, Box 538, Caldwell, 83605; or to the
Elks Rehabilitation Hospital, P.O. Box 1100, Boise, 83701.
Friends may call Wednesday from 2 to 8 p.m. and Thursday
from 9 a.m. until noon at the Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Caldwell