Maurice W. Conry

maurice conry
Maurice "Maurie" W. Conry age 89, of New Hampton, IA, passed away on Monday, March 28, 2016 at his residence with family at his side. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 AM on Thursday, March 31, 2016 at Holy Family Parish in New Hampton, IA with Father Mark Osterhaus and Msgr. Walter Brunken concelebrating with the mass. Burial will be held at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Greene, IA. Visitation will be held from 4:00-8:00 PM on Wednesday March 30, 2016 at Holy Family Parish in New Hampton. Visitation will continue at the church one hour prior to the funeral mass on Thursday. Online condolences for Maurie’s family may be left at Memorials may be directed to the family. Maurice William Conry was born on August 17, 1926 in Alta Vista, IA to Maurice and Louise (Ringdal) Conry. He attended New Hampton High School prior to joining the US Navy, where he fought in the Pacific Theater during World War II. He returned home and began working for Case IH in New Hampton. On August 21, 1952, Maurie was united in marriage to Louise Boehmer at St. Bernard’s Catholic Church in Alta Vista. To this union six children were born, John, Jane, Jim, Jeff, Joe and Jason. The couple made their home in New Hampton. Maurie entered the sales world for Hansen’s Furniture. From there he went into farm equipment sales. He managed a 21 county territory. He completed his career with the Iowa State Lottery, retiring in 1992. Upon Maurie’s retirement, he and Louise spent their time traveling and wintering in Alamo, TX. He enjoyed water sports, golfing. He especially loved spending time with his family. Maurie is survived by his loving wife of 63 years, Louise Conry of New Hampton, IA; his children, John (Patsi) Conry of Fairfield Bay, AR, Jane (Tom) Shekleton of New Hampton, Jeff Conry of Belews Creek, NC, and Joe Conry of Owatonna, MN; his 12 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; his sons, Jim and Jason; and his siblings, Mabel, Madria, Raymond and Dale.

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  1. Louise and family,
    We were sorry to hear of the passing of Morrie. I remember having Morrie as a patient (60’s) at St. Mary’s Hospital. His kindness, smile, and humor remain embedded in my memory. The real pearl was added when Orlin and I met you at Ann”s Cafe for Friday breakfast. Let the memories of Morrie carry you through the days ahead. In our prayers

  2. Louise and family. What can we say, our hearts are heavy. So many wonderful memories of this great gentle guy. What a marvelous friend to my parents, a great salesman, always a smile and a laugh. I remember the trips to Selma and other places for sales meetings–the first time we had CB’s and called to each other all the way down! One last “breaker breaker from the Fxy Lady and Bush Pig!”
    Love you guys

  3. Maury was a great guy. He was always smiling and laughing. He will be missed. Deepest sympathies to you guys. Just know he is up there joking with my parents.

  4. Regards to Louise and the Conry family on the loss of your beloved husband, father, and grandfather.

  5. Sending our sincere condolences to you John and Patsi as well as to your mom, John. May the good Lord comfort you all during this difficult time. We are very sorry for your loss. Diane and Bill Kelly

  6. Dear Janey,We are sorry about loss your dad and grandpa too.
    He was very man and very friendly to people and had a nice on his face.
    God bless you all.
    Gloria Parks and Brenda Parks

  7. Sorry for your loss, Louise & family We had a lot of good times in days gone by in Texas. Marlys & John

  8. Louise and Family: So very sorry to hear of Morrie’s death. Our prayers and sympathy to each and everyone of you.
    Leon and Nancy Wegner.

  9. Louise & family….lots of memories with all your family, I will keep you in my thoughts & prayers💕

  10. Oh I am so sorry I remember memories of the past but most memories of recent. I so appreciate the visits I shared with both of you at my work place. He will be missed. Love and prayers to family.

  11. Sorry to hear of Maury’s passing. Please know that you and your family are in our prayers.

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