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John Howard Mcconnell

November 13, 1943 - June 8, 2007

John Howard McConnell

SPRINGFIELD – John Howard McConnell, 63, of Springfield, died Friday, June 8, 2007 at St. John’s Hospice.

He was born November 13, 1943 in Springfield, IL, the son of Pearl Hall.

Mr. McConnell retired from CILCO, where he worked for the Street Department and the Regulation Department. He was a faithful handyman and continued to work until the end. He was an avid outdoorsman. He enjoyed spending time at his beach house in Havana, IL.

Survivors: companion, Linda Altman; one daughter, Theresa Lynn (husband, Jon) Shaver of Denver, CO; one son, John Allen (wife, Lori) McConnell of Springfield; and two grandchildren, James and Mac Shaver.

Memorials may be made to Chataqua Wildlife Refuge, 19031 E. Circle 2110N, Havana, IL 62644.

Visitation will be held 5:00-7:00 p.m., Tuesday, June 12, 2007. Services: 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, June 13, 2007, Vaughn Beeman officiating. Burial: Oak Ridge Cemetery. Staab Funeral Home of Service.

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