Margaret V. Conry

margaret conry
Margaret V. Conry, age 78, of New Hampton, Iowa died Monday, June 21, 2010 at New Hampton Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in New Hampton, Iowa. Margaret Viola Conry was born on March 21, 1932 to William and Frances (Schultz) Nelson in Charles City, Iowa. Margaret was a graduate of Immaculate Conception School in Charles City. She was united in marriage to Dale Conry on July 3, 1951 at Immaculate Conception Church in Charles City. The couple lived on the family farm near New Hampton until moving into New Hampton in 1975. Margaret was employed by Liddles Super Valu for many years. She retired from Beatrice Foods in Fredericksburg, Iowa. She was a member of Holy Family Parish-St. Marys Center. Margaret loved to bake, and play cards. She enjoyed crafts, watching birds and wildlife; most of all, Margaret loved her family. Margaret is survived by her children, Dianne (Dave) Mix, of Rochester, Minnesota, and Joanne (Kipp) Jones, of New Hampton; four grandchildren, Brenda Jo (Brad) Musel, Scott (Niki) Mix, Michelle (Tim) Pleggenkuhle, and Kipp William (Mandy) Jones; 14great-grandchildren; two brothers, Billy (Marie) Nelson, of Cedar Falls, Iowa, and Johnny (Kathy) Nelson, of Thompson, Iowa. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Dale on December 23, 1989, one son, and three daughters in infancy; and one brother, Tom Nelson. Memorials: Memorials may be directed to the family. Cemetery: Burial will be in St. Marys Cemetery at Greene, Iowa with John Nelson, Justin Shekleton, Kipp William Jones, Scott Mix, Brad Musel, Tim Pleggenkuhle, Tom Shekleton, and Nick Strand serving as casket bearers. Visitation: Visitation will be on Friday, June 25, 2010 from 4:00-8:00pm at Conway-Kolbet Funeral Home in New Hampton, with 6:00 pm scriptural wake service. Visitation will continue at the funeral home one hour prior to the service on Saturday. Service: Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 am on Saturday, June 26, 2010 at Holy Family Parish-St. Marys Center in New Hampton with Msgr. Carl Schmitt celebrating.

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  1. Dianne & Joanne & families;
    We are so sorry to hear of Maggies passing. She was the dearest friend and neighbor that anyone could ever want. She will always remain in our thoughts and prayers.

  2. Sorry to hear of Maggie’s passing. She was a very personable, loveable person. We always enjoyed visiting with her. You will be in our prayers.
    Ed & Sandy Shekleton

  3. Gramma Maggie,
    I will miss you so much! I’ll remember you for your kindness and gentleness towards all.

  4. Dear Joanne,
    Was sorry to read of your Mom’s passing. I remember her from Beatrice and she was a very nice lady. You will always hold a special place in the Koons family hearts as you were so special to Dad. We just lost Mom last month and we know the pain you are going through. God bless.
    You and your family are in our prayers.
    Pattie (Koons) Davis.

  5. Diane, Joanne and family…

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. As I sit here searching memories from decades ago up to today, I’ll always remember Maggie as one of the most joyful people anyone could have the honor of knowing.

  6. Joanne, Diane & families we want to extend our deepest sympathy to all of you. Maggie we will never forget your beautiful smile. I can still hear your laughter as you, Joanne and I sat at the computer reading jokes. Maggie you touched so many hearts and will be missed by all. My love to you Maggie. Our thoughts and prayers to your family and God Bless.

  7. Our Sympathy Michelle,Tim and family on the loss of Grandma May you remember her with many good memories.
    Love, Uncle Roger & Aunt Margo

  8. Diane,Joanne, and family……. my deepest sympathies to all of you. Mags was a great person, always so positive and upbeat. She always loved when the kids would come and visit and also Sunday coffee. She will be deeply missed. Alison O. LPN

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