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  • Virginia M. Connell

  • Virginia M. Connell, 88, of Paola, KS, passed away Tuesday, July 9, 2013, at Olathe Medical Center, Olathe, KS.

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  • Virginia M. Connell, 88, of Paola, KS, passed away Tuesday, July 9, 2013, at Olathe Medical Center, Olathe, KS.
    She was born July 12, 1925, at Detroit, MI, the daughter of Robert Henry and MaryAnn (Bellinger) Neuman.
    She was united in marriage to Archie K. Connell on September 13, 1944 at Girard, KS. He preceded her in death on December 5, 1967.
    Mrs. Connell was a homemaker and also worked as an accountant. She loved to dance, bake and spend time with family.
    She is survived by two sons, Angus Connell and his wife Linda of Overland Park, KS, and Stuart Connell and his wife Stephanie of Paola, KS; a sister Phyllis McPherson of La Porte, TX; 11grandchildren and 28 grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
    She was preceded in death by her parents, husbands, Archie Connell, John Deruy, Ewell Hornbuckle, and a great grandson.
    Funeral Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday (July 12) at Brenner Mortuary, with Father Thomas Stroot officiating.  Burial will follow in the Highland Park Cemetery. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m., Friday, at the funeral home. The family suggests memorials to the St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital. These may be left at or mailed to the Brenner Mortuary, 114 East 4th St., Pittsburg, KS 66762. Friends may leave condolences online at www.brennermortuary.com. Arrangements are under the direction of the Brenner Mortuary, Pittsburg, KS.

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