Malcolm Stuart ‘Mac’ Conner 84, of Frankfort, IN, died February 17, 2010 at Clarian Arnett Hospital, Lafayette. Born December 12, 1925 in Tell City, IN to Harry Conner Jr. and Sarah Elizabeth (Gatchel) Conner. He married Janet A. Lineback on September 8, 1948 in Lebanon, IN and she died November 5, 1988. He then married Janet B. (Michael) Smith on December 27, 1991 in Tempe, AZ and she survives.
Mr. Conner was a 1944 graduate of Frankfort High School and attended Ball State and Indiana University in Indianapolis. A veteran of the U.S. Marines, he served during WWII from 1944-1946 in the pacific theater. A fireman for the City of Frankfort for 20 years, he also worked as a Railroad Engineer for N & W Railroad for 13 years. Mr. Conner was of the Christian faith, was a member of the American Legion, V.F.W., Moose Lodge, Marine Corps League and N.R.A. Mac was an avid outdoors man with a lifelong love of nature. He was an animal lover who kept his dogs close at hand and in heart. He will be greatly missed by his closest canine companion, Eddie, who will continue to sit at the window, faithfully keeping watch for him.
Visitation and Services
Memorial services will be 4 p.m. Sunday, February 21, 2010 at Goodwin Funeral Home. Memorial visitation will begin at 2 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial with military rites will follow at Green Lawn Memorial Park. Memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Assoc., envelopes will be available.
Wife: Janet B. Conner of Frankfort, IN
2 Daughters: Catherine Ann (Michael) Bluemke of Frankfort and Lisa Jane (Bill) Baxter of Monticello
Son: Samuel (Teri) Conner of Frankfort
Sister: Edna (Gilbert) Spray of Frankfort
Stepson: Marc Aaron (Elizabeth) Smith of West Orange, NJ
Stepdaughter: Christie (Scott) Calderwood of Pagosa Springs, CO
4 Grandchildren and 5 Great Grandchildren
He was preceded in death by an infant brother, Harry Lee Conner and sister, June Elizabeth Miller.