George D. Conn

George D. Conn, 74, attorney, real estate deal man and great character, died early Sunday, Dec. 30, at his home in Austin (Lakeway) after battling Alzheimer's disease for over 10 years. A native of Beaumont, George had worked in Houston, Las Vegas and Austin. He is survived by his devoted wife, Renate, and his twin brother and sister-in-law Jerry and Becky Conn of Austin. Survivors also include a son Kirby of Austin; a son Carroll and his wife Shannon and their children Kayla, Emma and Clayton of Houston; a daughter Kristy Lancaster and her husband Trey and sons Ford and Gage of Houston. He is also survived by a daughter Dana Conn of Newport Beach, CA. He was preceded in death by his beloved parents, Carroll and Mattie Lou Conn of Beaumont, and by an older brother, Carroll Wayne Conn, who died of Alzheimer's complications in 2004. For a detailed obituary, please see the Austin Statesman website for Jan. 3-5.

Published in the The Beaumont Enterprise on Jan. 4, 2013