Lawrence “Woody” J. Connor, 89, died Wednesday, April 19, 2023, at Aspirus Wausau Hospital.
He was born August 1, 1933, in Wausau, son of the late Herbert and Rose (Ott) Connor. On August 21, 2004 he married Bernice Purull in Minocqua.
He served his country in the United States Army and was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Burns Post No. 388, Wausau, as well as the Moose Lodge and Bevent Lions Club. Woody enjoyed traveling, camping, four wheeling and fishing off his pontoon. He was also an avid Brewers and Packers fan.
Survivors include his wife, Bernice Connor; children, Jeffrey (Mary Beth) Connor, Pamela (David) Connor, Tammy (Randy) Wolfe, Peggy (Jack Egner) Connor, Lori (Todd) Rome, Mark Tushkowski and Scott Roesler; grandchildren, Jason (Lee) Russell, Joshua (Monica) Russell, Sarah (Jason) Kurtz, Ashley (Trevor) Eilenfeldt, Chad (Rachel) Roesler, Tucker (Emily) Roesler and Treyton (Katie) Roesler; great-grandchildren, Tyler, Kyle and Ian Russell, Gabe Connor, Xander, Caston, Willow, Braxton and Maverick Roesler; sisters, Helen Spaeth, Rosemary (Raymond) Sawyer and Dorothy Sawyer; sister-in-law, Ellen Connor.
Besides his parents he was preceded in death by brothers, Joseph, Raymond and William, sister, Margaret and grandson, Cedrick.
The funeral Mass will be celebrated 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, April 26, 2023 at Holy Name Catholic Church, Wausau. Rev. Samuel Martin will preside. Visitation will be Wednesday from 9:30 a.m. until the time of services all at the church.
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