David (Dave) L. Confer

Monday, July 31, 2006

DAVID (DAVE) L. CONFER, 70, of Holiday Island, died Sunday, July 23, 2006. He was born Feb. 8, 1936, in Cunningham, Kan., to Paul and Beulah (Gordon) Confer.

He attended Fort Hays State College and Washburn University in Topeka, Kan. He was a veteran of the United States Army having served in Germany. He retired from Campbell Taggart, Inc. in 1993, after 33 years. He and his wife, Arline, moved to Holiday Island in 1997, and were members of the Holiday Island Community Church and community services.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Beulah Funk; and a brother, Bill Confer.

He is survived by his wife, Arline, of the home, who he married on June 3, 1956. He is also survived by his father and step mother, Paul and Lorene Confer of Holiday Island; one daughter, Diane Dixon and her husband, Larry of Anderson, South Carolina; a son, Michael Confer and his wife, Teresa of Overland Park, Kan.; a brother, Roger Funk and his wife, Kathy of Scott City, Kan.; one sister-in-law, Adrice Confer of Wichita, Kan.; two brothers-in-law, Conard Bowen and his wife, Helen of Overland Park, and Don Bowen of Hartford, Kan.; four grandchildren; other relatives; and a host of friends.

Memorial funeral services will be be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 29, 2006, at the Holiday Island Community Church. Memorial donations may be made to the Holiday Island Community Church, 188 Stateline Drive, Holiday Island, AR 72631. Online condolences may be sent to the family at nelsonfuneral.com.