In Memory

John H. McConnell

John H. McConnell

Springfield - John Howard McConnell, 63, of Springfield died at 1:10 a.m. Friday, June 8, 2007, at St. John's Hospice.

He was born Nov. 13, 1943, in Springfield, the son of Pearl Hall.

Mr. McConnell retired from CILCO,  where he worked for the street department and the regulation department.  He was a faithful handyman and continued to work until the end.  He was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed spending time at his beach house in Havana.

Surviving are his companion, Linda Altman; daughter, Theresa Lynn (Jon) Shaver of Denver; son, John Allen (Lori) McConnell of Springfield; and two grandchildren, James and Mac Shaver.

Services at Staab Funeral Home with the Rev. Vaughn Beeman officiating.  Burial in Oak Ridge Cemetery.  Memorials to Chautauqua Wildlife Refuge, Havana, IL.