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Marion LaVonne McCammon Connor
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Birth: Aug. 31, 1929
Benton County
Iowa, USA
Death: Dec. 25, 2012
Yellowstone County
Montana, USA

Our wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, a humble and gracious servant, passed away on Dec. 25, 2012, at the age of 83.

Marion was born to Lloyd Henry McCammon and Zola Mae McVay in Polk Township, Benton County, Iowa, on Aug. 31, 1929. She moved with her parents and brother, Richard, to Waterloo, Iowa, at a very young age, then to Santa Ana, Calif., where she attended elementary school, junior high and Santa Ana High School. She also attended Santa Ana Junior College.

Marion married James W. Connor in Santa Ana, Calif., on June 30, 1950. After their marriage, they moved to Billings, Mont. They were blessed with two wonderful children, Tamara (Edward) Lorenz and Daniel Connor. Also surviving are two grandchildren, Chad (Elizabeth) Lorenz and Megan (Brock) Galt and great-grandchildren, Cameron and MaLeah Lorenz, and baby Galt (due May 26, 2013), all of Billings, Mont.; sister-in-law, Marilyn McCammon of California; and many, many friends.

Before moving to Billings, she worked at a bank and as the secretary at First Christian Church in Santa Ana. She worked for the law firm of Longan and Holmstrom in Billings for many years. She served as president of the Local Chapter of Legal Secretaries and also as the State President of Legal Secretaries for several years. She served on the regional board, Disciples of Christ, and on the Sage Tower Board. Up until a week before her passing, Marion worked as the administrative assistant at First Christian Church in Billings. She said many times that this was not a job, but a joy.

Preceding her in death were her parents, who are buried in Fairhaven Cemetery in Santa Ana, and her brother, Richard LaVerne on Aug. 12, 2012.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012, at First Christian Church, 522 N. 29th St. Smith Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements and cremation has taken place.

Memorials are suggested to the MS Society/MS Walk-Tami's Team, First Christian Church or the charity of one's choice.
Family links: 
  Lloyd Henry McCammon (1906 - 1978)
  Zola Mae McVay McCammon (1906 - 1995)
Created by: Karen Griswold Stroh
Record added: Dec 28, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 102744016
Marion LaVonne <i>McCammon</i> Connor
Added by: Karen Griswold Stroh
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- Karen Griswold Stroh
 Added: Dec. 28, 2012

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