Robert “Louie” and Nancy Conover | Obituary
MONUMENT, Colorado – Robert Louis “Louie” Conover and Nancy Lee (Biittner) Conover passed away shortly after.
Louie, 83, passed away peacefully on May 1, 2021, holding hands with his wife of 58 years, Nancy, 84, who died shortly after May 25, 2021.
Louie was born in 1937 in Woodland, and Nancy in 1936, in Varina, Iowa.
They met in Omaha, Neb., When Louie was serving in the US Air Force. After a short romance, they married in 1962, in Omaha, then moved to Illinois, where they worked at Bradley Roper and General Foods, respectively.
While raising their three children, they enjoyed archery, bowling, horseshoe throwing and taking their children on adventures across North America.
In retirement, they continued their adventure after selling their home and exploring the Lower 48 in their RV. In their later years, they lived together in a retirement home in Monument, Colorado.
Throughout their lives they have lived, laughed and loved inseparably and now continue their journey together in Heaven.
They are the loving parents of David (Dawn Breeden) Conover, Kankakee, Michele (Mike) Putnicki, Monument, Colorado, and Brad (Tanya) Conover, St. Anne. They have nine grandchildren, Melissa Adams, Amanda Conover, Jacob Putnicki, Autumn Conover (deceased), David Conover, Trace Conover, Michaela Putnicki, Riley Putnicki and Kayle Conover; and four great-grandchildren, Alexa Conover, Nikki Conover, Lukas Adams and Arya Conover.
Louie was predeceased by his parents, Fred and Beulah (Slater) Conover; and her sisters, Florence Hoke, Wilma Darche and Lois Ownbey.
He is survived by his brother, Fred Conover, of Yucca Valley, California.
Nancy was predeceased by her parents, Edward and Henrietta (Stoulil) Biittner; his brothers Jim, Denis, Eugene, Jack, Billy and Ronald; and her sisters, Gerry Tylski and JoAnne Revers.
She is survived by her siblings, Rita Childs, of Rock Hill, SC, Sandy Frietzche, of San Francisco, Calif., And Larry Biittner, of Pocahontas, Iowa.
Cremation rites have been granted. A memorial visit will take place from Monday, June 21 at 4 p.m. until the memorial service at 6 p.m. at the Clancy-Gernon funeral home in Bourbonnais. Private interment will be in Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery in Elwood.
Briefs can be made at Pike’s Peak Hospice and Palliative Care in Colorado Springs, Colorado online at pikespeakhospice.org.
Please sign their guestbook online at clancygernon.com.