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“I love u pops u were the best my 10th birthday was the best ”
1 of 18 | Posted by: Brady conners - blue island, IL

“I miss you. The 4th of July parties, all of the Thanksgivings, helping me with the struggles I had with my first car, and much more. I wish you...Read More »
2 of 18 | Posted by: Andrew J Conners - PA - Nephew

“Sorry to hear about Jim passing away. Missed him at work at the auction. We went to Parkman grade school together and met up again many years later...Read More »
3 of 18 | Posted by: Michael Scultore

“I am so sorry to hear about Jim's passing. During the past several years that I have lived here he would always stop and say hi. He would always...Read More »
4 of 18 | Posted by: Laura Rozga - Blue Island, IL

“So sorry to hear about pops..He will be very missed...I miss calling in to work and him saying i must have been out partying withall my boyfriends....Read More »
5 of 18 | Posted by: misty miller - blue island, IL

“Was so sorry to hear of Jim's passing. I met him at Salem Baptist Church many years ago. I was in Orland Park over the Christmas Holidays and if I...Read More »
6 of 18 | Posted by: Lois McGowan - Canon City, CO

“My deepet sympathy to you. I was very sad to hear of Jim's passing.I had the great honor and privilege to meet Jim and Darlene in 1968-1970 thru...Read More »
7 of 18 | Posted by: Kathryn A. MCGivney - friend

“I only knew Jim for a short time before his passing and have been friends with his daughter & son-in-law for a few years. Just meeting Jim and...Read More »
8 of 18 | Posted by: James Pattin - Morris, IL

“I would see Jim every Thursday at the auto auction in Matteson. He would go out of his way to wait for me and say hi. He never failed to ask about...Read More »
9 of 18 | Posted by: Lisa Brzenk - Cavecreek, AZ

“Jim was always my buddy , from the first time I met him at The Maplewood... He always put a smile on my face and had me laughing with his funny jokes...Read More »
10 of 18 | Posted by: sue McGahan - Lake Geneva, WI

“Jim was a good friend & devoted employee. Through wind rain sleet snow & hail he always showed up at 6am for his after retirement job as a morning...Read More »
11 of 18 | Posted by: George & Linda Krueger (Maplewood Inn) - IL

“Very sorry to hear of Jim's passing. I met and worked with Jim from 1962 until he retired. My condolences to his entire family. My fondest memory is...Read More »
12 of 18 | Posted by: Ken Wojtanek - Anthem, AZ

“So sorry to hear of Jim's passing. He will be missed by all who knew him. My condolances to his much loved children and grandchildren. May he rest...Read More »
13 of 18 | Posted by: Sharon Conners Horton - Las Vegas, NV

“My memories of your father and brother are all good.Jim was always glad to see me and also treated me so well! I can't recall all the good good times...Read More »
14 of 18 | Posted by: carl (swany) swanson - DeKalb, IL

“Our deepest sympathies to the Conners and Clay families. You know how special Jim was to our family, and why. He will be terribly missed. We have...Read More »
15 of 18 | Posted by: Mike Maslanka - Oak Lawn, IL

“Rest in peace Jimmy. You and your family blessed my childhood with wonderful memories, Thoughts and prayers to your family. ”
16 of 18 | Posted by: Shirley Gibbens Fiscus - paris, IL

17 of 18 | Posted by: KRISTINE CONNERS - LAS VEGAS, NV

“I was very sorry to hear about Jim.I and my family have known the Conners family since 1957,and we always considered them to be good friends I...Read More »
18 of 18 | Posted by: Ken Padgham - Chicago, IL

James K. Conners, 76, of Blue Island, beloved husband of the late Darlene M. nee Rowe, loving father of Brady Conners and Lorene (George) Clay, devoted grandfather of Katelyn and George Clay. Dear brother of Kent (Barbara), kind uncle of Andrew, Kristine and Matthew.
US Army veteran, serving from 1956-1959.
Retired from Tuthill Pump in1999 after 37 years of service. Member of the Elks.

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