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William H. Conibear

Sep 05, 2017

August 21, 1949 - September 1, 2017

William H. Conibear, 68, of Burlington, formerly of Morton, Ill., died Friday, September 1, 2017, at Great River Medical Center in West Burlington.


Graveside funeral services for his cremains will be held Saturday, September 16, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at Robert's Cemetery, 300 W. Jefferson, Morton, Ill. Reverend Doug Habegger will officiate. A memorial has been established for his church. Elliott Chapel, New London, is assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting William's obituary at


He was born August 21, 1949, in Peoria, Ill., to William Grant and Mildred Genevieve Mennarey Conibear. He attended school in Eureka, Ill. and was a member of Grace Mennonite Church in Morton, Ill. He was a construction laborer and a member of the Labor Union Local 231. He was especially proud of the fact that he did several mission trips; many during Katrina. He loved cars and the Chicago Bears.


He is survived by one sister, Carolyn (Ken) Ditzman, of Burlington; nieces, nephews, and great nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents.


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