Ralph LeVasseur Conley|
Born: July 30, 1936; in Green Bay, WI
Died: Aug. 9, 2014; in Union, IL
Ralph LeVasseur Conley, 78, of Union passed away suddenly early Saturday morning August 9, 2014, in his home.
He was born July 30, 1936, in Green Bay, WI the son of Robert and Marie (Goodchild) Conley. Ralph married Bernice E. Nelson on June 23, 1956, in Wilmette and they resided in Wauconda for 25 yrs before moving to Union in 1984.
Ralph worked for W.R. Meadows in Hampshire for 40 yrs. He was talented at woodworking and glasswork. He also enjoyed traveling, especially trips to Europe and visiting Bernice's family in Sweden. He was a longtime devoted member of Sacred Heart Parish in Marengo.
Surviving are his loving wife of 58 yrs., Bernice; four children, Robert (Miga) Conley of Houston, TX, Steven (Robin) Conley of McHenry, Colleen Conley of Fox Lake, Daniel Conley of Woodstock; Eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren; a brother Arthur (Louise) Conley of New Jersey; and a sister, Mary Esther Erikson of Minnesota.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 am, Saturday, August 16, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 323 N. Taylor St., Marengo. Burial will be in the Sacred Heart Cemetery in Marengo.
Visitation will be from 4 - 8 pm on Friday, August 15, 2014, at James A. O'Connor Funeral Home, 11603 E. Main St., Huntley and continue on Saturday at the Church prior to mass from 9:30 am to 10:30.
Masses or memorials in his name may be directed to the Sacred Heart Catholic Church.
To send online condolences visit www.jamesaoconnorfuneralhome.com for information call (847)669-5111
Published in the Northwest Herald from Aug. 12 to Aug. 13, 2014