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“Hey everyone... I am Pete's grandson. I never got to meet him but my mom talked about him a lot. She said he was a very nice man. I am looking to...Read More »
1 of 6 | Posted by: Thomas Porter - anchorage, AK

“Sorry to hear of Pete's passing! I remember our school days in Numa with fond memories. ”
2 of 6 | Posted by: Ron Gatrel - Loma Linda, CA

“To Mary and the rest of Pete's loved ones... I am very sorry for your loss. Pete was a nice guy with a good sense of humor; I always enjoyed...Read More »
3 of 6 | Posted by: Bethony (Bills) Cockrum - IA

“I am thinking of you at this time. May God be a source of comfort. Jean Beeler ”
4 of 6 | Posted by: Jean Beeler

“Chris You and your family are in my thoughts. Sorry to hear of your loss. ”
5 of 6 | Posted by: gerald - IA - friend of Chris

“It is such a sad time hearing of Pete's passing.He was my son's last uncle.Love & prayers for the rest of the family. ”
6 of 6 | Posted by: Paula L. Templeton - Peoria, IL

Pete L. Conn Sr., age 72 of Centerville, Iowa passed away Friday, July 06, 2012 at Centerville Nursing & Rehab Center, Centerville.

He was born on November 13, 1939 in Numa, Iowa, the son of Rall and Hazel (Manganello) Conn. Pete grew up in Numa and attended Numa Schools. He worked for both Centerville and Goughnour Monument companies. Pete enjoyed setting monuments in cemeteries. He later became self-employed and worked until his retirement.

Pete married Carol Sue Conn and to this union, five children were born. Carol Sue later preceded Pete in death.
In his free time, Pete enjoyed hobbies such as gambling and hunting. Most importantly, he cherished the time he spent with his family.

Pete is survived by his companion, Mary Seals of Centerville, Iowa; five children, Pete Leroy Conn Jr. of Avery, Iowa, Diana Lynn Conn of Centerville, Iowa, Kimberly Sue McMahon of Kingman, Arizona, James Edward Conn of Centerville, Iowa, and Christopher Michael Conn of Mount Pleasant, Iowa; fourteen grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and a brother, Edward Lee Conn of Centerville, Iowa. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife Carol Sue; siblings, Harley, Hazel, and a set of twins.

A visitation will be held from 1-4 PM on Tuesday, July 10, 2012 at Lange Funeral Home & Crematory in Centerville. Committal of the cremains will follow the visitation in the Numa Cemetery, Numa, Iowa. In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established to the Pete L. Conn Sr. Memorial Fund and may be given to Lange Funeral Home, 1900 S. 18th St., Centerville, Iowa, 52544. Condolences may be shared online at