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Chase Verwolf
April 12, 1992 ~
January 10, 2019
Date of Service: January 23, 2019

Lori Murdoch
December 4, 1968 ~
January 18, 2019
Date of Service: January 23, 2019

Louise Bates
March 15, 1942 ~
January 21, 2019
Date of Service: January 24, 2019

Ann Pilgeram
January 28, 1927 ~
January 17, 2019

Leola Brelsford
March 22, 1935 ~
January 15, 2019

Eugene Brodeur
September 14, 1938 ~
January 13, 2019

Marilyn A. Carter
January 16, 1939 ~
January 12, 2019

Donald Lutz
September 20, 1951 ~
January 12, 2019

James Parks
January 27, 1973 ~
January 11, 2019

Mary Simmons
January 25, 1926 ~
January 10, 2019


Lola Conner

January 24, 1935 ~ October 15, 2018

Service: October 22, 2018 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
   Location: Dokken-Nelson Funeral Service

Lola “Beth” Conner, 83, of Bozeman passed away Monday, October 15, 2018.  She was born January 24, 1935 in Holly, Colorado to John W. and Nella M. (Eakin) Kendall.

Beth married Jay E. Conner, Sr. on September 12, 1953 in Garden City, Kansas.  Together they raised five children.  She worked for Southwestern Bell Telephone for 30 years before retiring in 1992 as Chief Operator and Operations Engineer.

Beth was a talented quilter who enjoyed participating in Quilts of Valor.  She also loved sewing, crocheting, and cooking.  Above all, she enjoyed caring for her family.

Survivors include her spouse, Jay E. Conner, Sr.; daughters, Sheri Conner and Kimberly (Gregory R.) Reimer; sons, Jay Conner, Jr., Keith (Nancy) Conner, and David (Judy) Conner; 18 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; sister, Betty Belfiore; and brother, David Kendall, Sr.

She was preceded in death by her parents; granddaughter, Katherine Nelson; sisters, Edith Hageman, Agnes Kendall, and Minnie Neill; and brothers, John, Rex, Jean, Ralph, and Ike Kendall.

A Celebration of Life Open House will be held from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Monday, October 22 at Dokken-Nelson Funeral Service.

In lieu of flowers, Beth requested memorials be made to Bozeman Health Foundation (memo line: Hospice), 931 Highland Blvd, Ste. 3200, Bozeman, MT  59715.


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