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Wayne Conley

Wayne Conley

Nov. 20, 1929-March 8, 2014

Wayne Conley passed away peacefully on Saturday, March 8, 2014, with his wife and family by his side.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Howard and Rena Conley as well as his brothers, Val Conley and Howard Conley Jr.

Surviving Wayne are his wife Helen Conley; his sister Barbara Green-Koshowski; his children, Leslie (Garret) Johnson, Ryan (Melissa) Conley and Michael (Barb) Conley; plus six grandchildren, Lindsey, Claire, Chace, Erika, Gabrielle, and Hunter.

Wayne served in the Air Force and was stationed in England, where he met his wife, Helen. Wayne was an avid outdoorsman and had a love for everything outdoors, including hunting, fishing, and golf. Wayne was a long time member of the Detroit Country Club. He also loved to read novels, and many times would read three novels a week.

A visitation will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. Friday, March 14 at the West-Kjos Funeral Home in Detroit Lakes.

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