George L. Conant

June 21, 1922 - Sept. 5, 2009

George L. Conant of Waukesha died Saturday, Sept. 5, 2009, at Waukesha Memorial Hospital at age 87. He was born in Bessmer, Mich., on June 21, 1922. On Sept. 4, 1947, he married Ione Jorgensen in Bessmer.

He worked for the Conservation Corps Camps in northern Wisconsin during the Depression and worked for Waukesha Bearings for many years. George loved to golf at Moor Downs Golf Course and was a member of St. Luke’s Lutheran Church for 62 years.

He will be dearly missed by his wife, Ione, of Waukesha; their daughters, Gail (Richard) Hartung of Salt Lake City and Debbie (Scott) Bednarek of New Berlin; his grandchildren, Alex (Kathy) Obradovich of West Allis, Amber Obradovich of Hales Corners and Beth (Hamlet) Soria of Salt Lake City; and his great-grandchildren, Kaitlyn, Jessica, Logan, Sadie and Gianna. George is further survived by his sister, Theresa, along with nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.

He is preceded in death by his brother, Bernard; his sister, Lela; and his parents.

No formal services will be held.

For further information, please call Randle-Dable Funeral, Cremation and Preplanning Services at 547-4035 or go to www.waukeshafunerals.com to leave an online tribute.