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Kevin James Conery, 59

Kevin James Conery, 59, of Ellsworth, died peacefully with his family by his side on Sunday, July 19, at the home of his sisters in White Bear Lake, MN.

Kevin was born on September 10, 1949, in Red Wing, MN, the son of James and Maxine (Meyer) Conery.  He was a graduate of St. Louis Park High School.

Kevin was a dignified man with a gentle heart and great sense of humor.  He was dearly loved by his family.

Kevin is survived by his mother, Maxine, Ellsworth; two children:  Amy Fritz and Logan Conery; three sisters and two brothers:  Michael (Mary Kay) Conery, St. Louis Park, MN; Maureen (Jerry) Ronke, White Bear Lake, MN; Beth Lundgren, Lakewood, MN; Timothy (Mary Jo) Conery, Tucson, AZ; Peggy (Tom) Schutz, Ellsworth, WI; two granddaughters.  He is further survived by 11 nieces and nephews

His father, James Conery, preceded him in death.

Mass of Christian Burial will be 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 22, 2009, at St. Francis Catholic Church, Ellsworth.  Fr. Tom Donaldson will officiate.  Burial will be in the church cemetery.  Friends and family are invited to call at the church from 9 a.m. until time of services on Wednesday. Honorary urn bearers will be Kevin's brothers and brothers-in-law.

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Hill Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Ellsworth, is assisting the family with arrangements.