John Courtland Conway

Dates

October 15, 1948 - July 31, 2014

Obituary

John Courtland Conway was born October 15, 1948 in Aberdeen, SD to John and Elsie (Fratzke) Conway.  He was baptized, confirmed and attended St. Paul’s Lutheran Church.  He was active in boy scouts and civil air patrol.  He graduated from Aberdeen Central High School and attended South Dakota School of Mines.  He served in the US Army for three years, doing a tour in Vietnam and was promoted to the Green Berets after specialized training in classified coding.  After his discharge from the Army he was employed by Spink County as a dispatcher and deputy sheriff.  He later moved to Mitchell to be closer to family and was employed by the Davison County Sheriff’s Office as a corrections officer until the time of his death.  On August 10, 2006 he married Segunda Cadampog. He was an avid historian and spent many summers on fossil hunts and archaeological excavations with the Corps of Engineers.  He enjoyed participating in coin and fossil shows throughout the Midwest.

He is survived by his wife, Segunda, one sister, Carol (Don) Radel, nephew, Steven (Connie) Harr, niece, Erin (Dave) Allen, three great nephews: Trevor, Travis and Tanner and a great niece, Kiersten and his in-laws in the Philippines.


Visitation(s)

Date
Sunday, August 3, 2014
Time
5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Location
Bittner Funeral Chapel
Prayer Service ~ 6:30 PM
805 West Havens
Mitchell, South Dakota

Service

Date
Monday, August 4, 2014
Time
10:30 AM
Location
Bittner Funeral Chapel
805 West Havens
Mitchell, South Dakota

Cemetery

Military Graveside Service
Servicemen's Memorial Cemetery
Mitchell, South Dakota


Posted by S. Joyce Feterl on August 4, 2014
My sympathy and prayers are with your family at this time.
Posted by Linda Aldrich on August 3, 2014
A truly honorable man. Rest in peace, John.
Posted by Lona on August 2, 2014
Segunda,
My heartfelt condolences go out to you and your family. I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you! Consider yourself hugged!
Posted by mary white on August 2, 2014
You will be missed john - -rest in peace my friend
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