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Charles J. McConville

July 6, 1928 — November 22, 2023

Indianola, NE

Charles Joseph McConville, age 95, of Indianola NE passed away on Wednesday, November 22, 2023 in Cambridge NE.

Charles was born July 6, 1928 in rural Frontier County to Joseph Leo and Mary Catherine (Sweetman) McConville.  Charles was one of eight children.  He attended Havana High through his freshman year and later graduated from the School of Agriculture in Curtis NE in 1946.

On May 29,1947, Charles married Cecelia (Teel) McConville at St. Catherine’s Catholic Church in Indianola NE.  The couple were married for nearly 61 years.  The family made their home in Frontier County. Charles found joy in carrying on the family farm, fueled by a love of the land passed down through the generations.  To this union 10 children were born: Rita, Charles Duane, Donald, Diane, Kenneth, Kevin, Cheryl, Mary, Lawrence, and Annette.

Charles was an active member of St. Catherine’s Catholic Church and the Knights of Columbus.  He loved his family, church, and community.  Charles was an Acolyte for St. Catherine’s for many years and served as a school board member for Republican Valley Schools.  Charles was an inspiration to those around him and impacted many lives.

On June 6, 2009, Charles married Jane (Blume) McConville at St. Catherine’s Catholic Church in Indianola NE.  The couple were married for nearly 15 years.  To this union Charles welcomed to the family Jane’s four children: Ron, Steve, Lorie, and Tim.

Charles was preceded in death by his parents; wife Cecelia; infant daughter Mary; siblings, Leo, Harold, John Eldon, Richard Dale, Ruth, Rita, Kate; and several extended family members.

Those left to celebrate his life include his wife Jane Blume-McConville; his children; Amrita Burdick of Kansas City MO, Duane (Leah) McConville of Des Moines IA, Don (Pam) McConville of Indianola NE, Diane McConville Bieker of Marshfield MO, Kenny McConville of North Platte NE, Kevin (Kathy) McConville of San Diego CA, Cheryl Linegar of Hemingford NE, Larry McConville of Austin TX, Annette (Jim) Gruhn of Indianola NE,  Ron (Doris) Blume of Indianola NE, Steve (Doug Hearn) Blume of Warren PA, Lorie (Bill) Crocker of McCook NE, Tim (Norma) Blume of Indianola NE; brother-in law George Metz of San Diego, CA; sister-in-law Janelle McConville of Minden, NE; numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren; and many extended family members, and friends.

Memorial contributions are suggested in Charles’ name for future designation and may be directed to Carpenter Breland Funeral Home, c/o the McConville Family, PO Box 476, McCook, NE  69001.

Visitation will be held from 6 to 7pm on Thursday, November 30, 2023, at St. Catherine’s Catholic Church, Indianola with recitation of the Rosary following the visitation.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00am on Friday, December 1, 2023 at St. Catherine’s Catholic Church, Indianola with Father Michael Houlihan as Celebrant.  Burial will follow in St. Catherine’s Cemetery, Indianola.

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Visitation

Thursday, November 30, 2023

6:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

St. Catherine's Catholic Church

815 D Street, Indianola, NE 69034

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Recitation of the Rosary

Thursday, November 30, 2023

Starts at 7:00 pm (Central time)

St. Catherine's Catholic Church

815 D Street, Indianola, NE 69034

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Mass of Christian Burial

Friday, December 1, 2023

Starts at 10:00 am (Central time)

St. Catherine's Catholic Church

815 D Street, Indianola, NE 69034

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Burial

Friday, December 1, 2023

St. Catherine's Catholic Church Cemetery

, Indianola, NE 69034

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