Connor R. McGee (1983 - 2014)

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Connor R. McGee, 30

St. Paul

June 28, 1983 - June 18, 2014

Connor Robert McGee, age 30, St. Paul, MN, passed away Wednesday, June 18, 2014 at St. Joseph Hospital, St. Paul, MN.

Funeral services will be Thursday, June 26, 2014 at 7:00 PM at Benson Funeral Home Chapel, St. Cloud, MN. Visitation will be Thursday, June 26, 2014 from 4:00 to 7:00 PM at the funeral home. A Masonic prayer service will be at 6:00 PM Thursday at the funeral home.

Connor was born June 28, 1983 in St. Cloud, MN to Bobby and Alice McGee. Connor was an active, smart and hilarious child. These traits carried him into adulthood where his many attributes flourished.

Connor was a graduate of St. Cloud Technical High School where he discovered soccer, advancing to play with the St. Paul Fire, where he traveled far and learned from many. He then passed his knowledge on when he coached youth soccer and played at St. John's University. At St. Cloud Technical College he followed his grandfather's footsteps and became a skilled carpenter. Connor's other passions in life included first and foremost his son, Liam, whom he adored, and his family, who he loved. He traveled and crewed for the Freedom Flight Hot Air Balloon Team where he exercised compassion for a life of service. Connor had a love for life and strength of conviction. He found fellowship in AA where he had many friends. Connor was a member of DeMolay and Clearwater Masonic Lodge No. 28 AF & AM. Connor was also a talented and avid fisherman. He was an amazing, generous cook, and baked the "perfect" pecan pie.

Connor loved many, was loved by many and will truly be missed.

Survivors include his son, Liam McGee of St. Cloud, MN; parents, Robert "Bobby" and Alice (Carlson) McGee of St. Cloud, MN; sisters, Maureen McGee of St. Cloud, MN; and Caitlin (Adam Stokstad) McGee of St. Cloud, MN; also many cousins, aunts, uncles and wonderful friends.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Jack and Ethel Carlson and Barton and Eleanor McGee.

Memorials preferred to the Connor McGee Memorial Fund for his son, Liam at any Wells Fargo Branch or Donor's Choice.

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Published in the St. Cloud Times on June 22, 2014
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Benson Funeral Home
1111 25th Avenue South St. Cloud, MN 56301
(320) 252-3132
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