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Dr Robert Watkins Conger

Birth
Bristow, Creek County, Oklahoma, USA
Death 10 Jan 1990 (aged 86)
Lawrence, Douglas County, Kansas, USA
Burial Lawrence, Douglas County, Kansas, USA
Memorial ID 21342892 View Source
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Private graveside services for Dr. Robert W. Conger, 86, Lawrence, will be Saturday in Oak Hill Cemetery, Lawrence.

Memorial services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Presbyterian Manor.

Dr. Conger died Thursday at Presbyterian Manor.

He was born Sept. 22, 1903, in Bristow, Okla. He grew up in Bristow and was graduated from Bristow High School. He graduated in 1928 from the University of Missouri at Kansas City Dental College, where he was a member of Delta Sigma Delta fraternity. He was also a member of Omicron Kappa Upsilon honorary fraternity at the university.

Dr. Conger was a dental surgeon in Pawhuska, Okla., from 1928 until he retired in 1969. He served in the Army during World War II from 1942 until he received a medical discharge in 1945. He was discharged from the Army Reserves on April 1, 1953, at the rank of major.

He moved from Pawhuska to Lawrence in 1984.

Dr. Conger was a member of First Christian Church, American Legion and Rotary Club, all in Pawhuska. He was also a member of the Oklahoma and the American dental associations and had held offices in both associations.

He was married to Rosetta H. Hall on June 4, 1926, in Fort Smith, Ark. She died April 6, 1987.

Survivors include a daughter, Virginia Wigington, Lawrence; three grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Friday, January 12, 1990 ljworld


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