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Jason Matthew Conn was born January 3, 1979 in Omaha, Nebraska to Dale Larry Conn and Diane Kay (Dittman) Conn. He was welcomed home by his sister, Angela Marie. The family lived in Pacific Junction, Henderson, Leon, and Los Lunas, New Mexico. Jason attended Nishna Valley School and obtained his GED in January of 1997. He went on to attend SWCC and completed the carpentry course in May 1998, in which they built a house in Creston from the basement on up. During his schooling at Creston, he delivered the Creston News Advertiser. Over the years, he worked for Champion Windows and Siding, Cooper Investment as a subcontractor, traveled for Pressroom Cleaners, he was a self-employed carpenter and maintenance, worked for Pizza Hut, Caseys, Phillips 66 and Eddys Phillips 66. Jason tried his hand as a semi driver but did not want to be away from his family for too long. Lastly, he worked as head cook at Sun Valley Clubhouse the last 4 years.
Jason met Carol Lantz, and in 2000, Avery Michael Conn was born. He met Chantel (Chantie) Goines and in 2006, Ashton Air Conn was born. Jason loved to watch pro basketball and was a big fan of Michael Jordan; thus, Avery's middle name was Michael and Ashton's middle name is Air. Jason married Amy Miller on April 20, 2015 but separated in January 2016.
Jason passed away May 21, 2018 at his home in Kellerton. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, James & Donna Dittman and Ivan & Opal Conn; niece Rosalyn Clarke; Ashton's mom, Chantel Goines; and numerous aunts and uncles.
He is survived by his parents Dale & Diane Conn of Mount Ayr; sons Avery and Ashton Conn of Kellerton; sister Angela (Kevin) Clarke, nephew Justin Clarke and niece Lacie Clarke, all of Stuart, IA; uncle Bill (Carol) Dittman of Killdeer, North Dakota; numerous cousins; and his faithful and man's best friend, Koda.
A memorial fund has been established in his name to be decided later.
Services: 2:00 pm - Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at the Armstrong Funeral Home
Officiant: Pastor Jerry Wagoner
Visitation: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm, Tuesday, June 5
Memorials: In his name to be decided later
I just heard about Jason's death I am so sorry. You are all in my thoughts and prayers . May happy memories carry you through this sorrowful time.
Helen Dimon Jun 6 2018 12:00 AM
Diane and Family So very sorry for your loss of your son. I can't imagine the pain and sadness. I pray God will comfort you and bless you with all the wonderful memories you have. Sincerely Shirley & Dave
Shirley Hightshoe Jun 4 2018 12:00 AM
Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Jason is a kind man and good carpenter. He did good work for us and our church, becoming a friend. He will be greatly missed. The last few years, we would stop by the kitchen at Sun Valley to say hi. When he wasn't busy, he would tell us about his boys. They were his pride and joy!
Michell Ricker May 31 2018 12:00 AM
Our prayers go out to the family of Jason. May you find comfort in all the good memories and peace knowing there is eternal life through Jesus. He will be missed at Sun Valley Clubhouse.
Terry and Geri McGonegle May 31 2018 12:00 AM
To the family of Jason, (one of my dearest extra special kids) My heart goes out to you all. I just found out today, and my heart is crying in sadness. Please tell the boys that grandma Terri loves them. And will always be in my heart. ??
Terri Poulson May 30 2018 12:00 AM
We are sorry to learn of Jason's death. We look forward to seeing him alive again in the resurrection. Jesus promised, "Do not be amazed at this, because the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out to a resurrection." John 5:28, 29
Jim & Donna Adams May 30 2018 12:00 AM
Prayers go to Jason's boys and to his family. What a gentle hearted man he was. He will be missed dearly at Sun Valley. I am lucky to say he was a true friend to me. ??RIP Jason
Jessica Brown May 30 2018 12:00 AM
Jason you will be missed at Sun Valley. To his family , I am sorry for your loss.
Dan and Kelly Maxcy May 29 2018 12:00 AM
We are very sorry for your loss. Sun Valley will certainly miss Jason.
The Fisher Family May 29 2018 12:00 AM
Prayers for Jason's family during this time. Jason will be missed at Sun Valley.
John and Jolene Lensing May 29 2018 12:00 AM