BEAVER CITY -- Conner Leach 80, of Beaver City, died Sunday (Sept. 30, 2001) at the Beaver City Manor in Beaver City.
He was born Nov. 26, 1920, at Beaver City to Clyde Conner and Ethel (Ayars) Leach. He grew up in the Beaver City area, and graduated from Beaver City High School in 1939.
On Oct. 2, 1945, he married Betty Martin at Norton, Kan. They farmed southeast of Beaver City until their retirement in the early 1980s, at which time they moved into Beaver City. He spent the last four years at Walker Post Manor in Oxford, just recently moving to the Beaver City Manor.
He was a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church at Beaver City.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and one sister, Bernice Sheets.
Survivors include his wife, Betty of Beaver City; three sons, Jerry and wife, Barbara of Oxford, Gary and wife, Shelia of Holdrege, and Robert of Beaver City; two daughters, Myrna Peterson and husband, Raymond of Manor, Texas, and Linda Odell and husband, Marvin of Edison; one sister, Dorothy Smith and husband, Wilmer of Loomis; 13 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.
Services will be Wednesday, 1:30 p.m., at the Seventh Day Adventist Church at Beaver City with the Rev. Jim Nichols officiating. Interment will follow at Union Cemetery in rural Beaver City.
Visitation is today until 8 p.m., and Tuesday, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., at Wenburg Funeral Home in Beaver City, and prior to the services at the church.
Wenburg Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.