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Sympathy Notice: Rev. Fred H. Conger

Posted: June 16 2021 at 10:55 AM

Rev. Fred H. Conger Jr., a retired member of the Northern Illinois Conference, passed away on Friday, June 11, 2021, at age 88. During his ministry in the Northern Illinois Conference, he served Chicago: Julia Gay Memorial, Deerfield: Christ, Roselle, Glenview, and Downers Grove: First.
 
A Memorial Service will be held Monday, June 28, 2021, at 1 p.m. at First United Methodist Church of Downers Grove, 1032 Maple Avenue, Downers Grove, IL 60515. Visitation with the family will follow the service. 

Messages of condolences may be sent to his wife and family:

Mrs. Carol Ann Conger
700 W Fabyan Parkway
Unit 2424
Batavia, IL 60510

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Fred’s honor to First UMC Downers Grove or Doctors without Borders.

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