HALSTEAD – Elden F. “Red” Conners, 90, Boeing aircraft mechanic, died, Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013 at his residence in Halstead.
He was born Jan. 20, 1923 at Independence to Harry and Alice (Scott) Conners.
He was a WWII U.S. Navy veteran and was a member of Ruth-Wilson American Legion Post 231, Halstead, and V.F.W. Post 971, Newton. He was also a 75-year member of Halstead Masonic Lodge, and was also a 32nd Degree Mason, and was a member of the Midian Shrine, and was a former member of the Halstead Lions Club.
On March 7, 1944 he married Charleen “Blondie” Titus at Wichita; she survives at home in Halstead.
Other survivors include daughter: Liz Boyd (Terry Hofmann), Halstead; grandsons: Bryce (Amy) Boyd, Billy (Michelle Heimerman) Boyd, great-grandchildren: Kylee, Conner and Hunter Boyd all of Wichita.
Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 27 at Kaufman Funeral Home, Halstead.
Funeral services are 10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 29 at Kaufman Funeral Home with Chaplain Amy Claassen officiating.
Burial will follow at Halstead Cemetery Halstead.
Memorials may be given to Caring Hands Humane Society or The Wounded Warrior project in care of Kaufman Funeral Home.