Bom-Wrapper

Mary Conger

Mary L. Conger

Wednesday, January 9th, 1935 - Saturday, April 25th, 2020
Recommend this to your friends.
Share via:

Sign in to the Family Interactive Login

The Family Interactive feature enhances An Amazing Life. Authorized family members can securely access their loved one's memorial website settings at any time.

Share Book of Memories with a Friend

Please enter the name and email details so that we can send your friend a link to the online tribute. No names or addresses will be collected by using this service.

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

To share your memory on the wall of Mary Conger, sign in using one of the following options:

Sign in with Facebook

OR

Or sign in with your email address

Your condolence has been posted successfully

Provide comfort for the family by sending flowers or planting a tree in memory of Mary Conger

No Thanks

Contact Funeral Home

Please enter your question / comment below:

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

Mary's Tribute Fund

  •  Full Name
  •  Initials
  •  Anonymous
By continuing, you agree with the terms and privacy policy.

Mary's Tribute Fund

There may be a delay while processing. Please do not click the back button or refresh while a payment is processing.
Send Flowers
Guaranteed hand delivery by a local florist

Obituary

Mary Lou Conger

Mary Lou (Svoboda) Conger, age 85, passed away Saturday, April 25, 2020 in Kimball, NE.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 A.M., July 7, 2020 in the Sidney First United Methodist Church with Pastor Corey Jenkins officiating. Inurnment will follow in the Greenwood Cemetery. Friends may stop at the Gehrig-Stitt Chapel to sign Mary’s register book and leave condolences for the family. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the Cheyenne County Community Center. You may view Mary’s Book of Memories, leave condolences, photos and stories at www.gehrigstittchapel.com.
Gehrig-Stitt Chapel & Cremation Service, LLC is in charge of Mary’s care and funeral arrangements.
Mary was born in Lincoln, NE on January 9, 1935 to Jerry Edwin Leo and Eleanor Frances (Bower) Svoboda. She lived her youth on the family farm outside of St. Paul, NE. Mary attended grade school at Bunker Hill country school a mile from their farm and rode her horse “Star” to school each day. When she started high school in town, she tried to get Star to cross the bridge over the Loup River into town but Star wouldn’t have anything to do with that so Mary had to ride the bus. She graduated from St. Paul High School in 1953. While in high school Mary lettered in pep club, was active in 4-H and received the University of Nebraska Board of Regents Scholarship for her freshman year in 1953. Mary attended University of Nebraska for 2 years and went on to Lincoln General to finish her RN diploma. Mary graduated from Lincoln General in 1956 and began working at Ord Nebraska’s Hospital.
Mary worked as a Registered Nurse all her life but her favorite job was being a mom!! Mary loved ALL her children unconditionally!! Over the years Mary had lived in Ord, NE; Fremont, NE; Sidney, NE; Ogallala, NE; and again, finally Sidney since 1972 when she married the love of her life, Daryl Conger. Over Mary’s professional career she worked as a surgical nurse and school nurse in Ogallala, NE, and a floor nurse at the convalescent wing of Sidney Hospital and in the years before retiring she worked in surgery at Sidney Medical Center. Mary retired in 1997.
Mary was very active in Mrs. JCs and was a past president. She loved reading, antiquing, exercising, playing bridge, dancing with Daryl and socializing with friends. Mary’s GREATEST joy was having her family all together when they were coming down the mountain!! Mary and Daryl’s dream was to have all the kids AND grandkids on skis enjoying the Colorado Mountains and that dream was realized for many years until Mary could no longer ski!!
Mary is survived by her husband Daryl Conger; brother Jerry Svoboda; daughter; Kimberly Howard of Galena, Il; sons; Todd Baliman of Kimball, NE and Kent Baliman of Norfolk, NE; step-children; Denise Shiffermiller of Lincoln, NE, Randy Conger and Ron Conger both of Sidney, NE; (10) grandchildren and (8) great-grandchildren.
Read Less

Sign Up for Notifications

Receive notifications about information and event scheduling for Mary

Service Details

  • Service

    Tuesday, July 7th, 2020 | 10:30am
    When
    Tuesday, July 7th, 2020 10:30am
    Location
    First United Methodist Church
    Address
    2622 11th Ave.
    SIDNEY, NE 69162
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Send flowers for Mary's Service
    Guaranteed delivery before Mary's Service begins

Condolences

We encourage you to share your most beloved memories of Mary here, so that the family and other loved ones can always see it. You can upload cherished photographs, or share your favorite stories, and can even comment on those shared by others.

No video recorded.

Private Condolence
Flowers
Provide comfort for the family of Mary L. Conger by sending flowers.
Guaranteed hand delivery by a local florist
SC

Scott Cook

Posted at 04:08pm
With great memories of a fine lady, please know that the thoughts of my family and me are with you all. Scott Cook
J

Jane Reimers

Posted at 02:34pm
Mary and Daryl was a Joy and uplifting feeling with their Big Delightful Smile 😃 to see them at the hospital! We will miss you Mary!!
Jane, nurse at the Sidney Hospital
Loading...

Photos & Videos

Photo Album

Upload up to 10 images at a time, max 8MB each
Share by: