Charles E. “Charlie” Conner KØNG, 78, Lincoln, passed away May 12, 2016. Born February 18, 1938, in Princeton, W.V., to Albert Raymond and Ruth Melvina (Lucas) Conner. Retired Electronic Engineer and Design. Charlie was an avid ham radio operator. He belonged to the Lincoln Amateur Radio Club and was also a member of Craftsman Lodge #314, A.F. & A.M.
Family members include his wife, Marian C. Conner; sons, Gregory Conner, Lincoln, Robert Conner, Omaha; daughter, Susanne (Tom) Lynch, Lincoln; grandchildren, William, Samuel, Charles, Kelsey, Ryan (Mallory), Danielle, Madison, Ty, Matthew and Lola; great-grandchildren, Claire and Kate; brothers, Lawrence (Tiny) Conner; Lewis (Regina) Conner. Preceded in death by parents, daughter, Laurie Marie Conner, brothers and sisters.
Memorial service: 11 a.m. Tuesday (5-17) at Roper and Sons Chapel, 4300 ‘O’ Street with Pastor John Dale officiating. Burial of cremains will be at a later date in the Omaha National Cemetery. Memorials, in lieu of flowers, may be given to the family for future designation. No visitation, cremation. Condolences o
Victor “Butch” Tomoson, 73 of South Sioux City, Nebraska passed away on May 21, at his residence surrounded by his family.
Memorial services will be at 11:00 A.M. on Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at Mohr Funeral Home, 1431 W 29th Street in South Sioux City, with the eulogy performed by Dan Olson and military rites by the South Sioux City American Legion Post #307. Visitation with the family present will be held from 9:00 A.M. until time of the service at the funeral home.
Butch was born on March 15, 1943 in Sioux City, Iowa; he was the son of Louis Tomoson and Viola (Dolly) Kruse. He grew up running around Riverside with his good friend Fuzz Hoover eventually settling in South Sioux City where he lived for over 50 years. In 1960 Butch joined the Navy serving at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba during the Cuban Missile Crisis. He served 4 years and was released in 1966. He married Sandra Lee Luft on June 23, 1962 in South Sioux City. Butch and Sam had three boys, Mike, Pat and Brian. In the early days Butch worked at IBP and several other packing houses before working at Aramark Uniform Services for 20 years before retiring in 2004.
Butch loved his family and his longtime furry companions Annie then Dixie after Annie passed. He was very proud of his boys and when they were in school he loved to go to all of their sporting events taking pictures whenever he could. Butch truly loved life and had many hobbies including his computer, HAM radio, woodworking, bow hunting, wood carving, riding his motorcycle and he especially loved camping and fishing. He loved the outdoors and spent many hours on the Missouri River with his late father-in-law Bud Luft, and his lifelong friend Buddy Parker.