Douglas “Doug” L. Connoyer

Bethalto | Wednesday, October 27 2010

Douglas “Doug” L. Connoyer, 52, passed away at 8:10 pm Wednesday October 27, 2010 at Alton Memorial Hospital.

He was born on February 4, 1958 in Wood River, IL the son of Allen Connoyer and Joy Zimmerman.

He married Crystal Naylor on August 14, 1990 in Alton.  She survives.

He worked as a bricklayer for Bricklayers Local #8 for more than 30 years, He was an avid Nascar fan, loved to fish, camp and cook.

In addition to his wife Crystal Connoyer, he is survived by his mother, Joy Lamar of Bethalto and his father and stepmother, Allen and Sandy Connoyer of Godfrey; two children, Douglas and Cierra Connoyer both of Bethalto; his siblings and their spouses, Anita and Russell Noel of Edwardsville, Wendy and Michael Schroeder of Portage Des Sioux, MO, Greg Connoyer and Ronnie and Caryl Connoyer of Bethalto; a step brother and his wife, Matt & Kelly Zimmerman of Godfrey; a half sister, Jean Connoyer of Alton  and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Lyman (Bullet) and Louise Zimmerman and Edward and Marguerite Connoyer, two uncles, Thomas and Dennis Connoyer and his aunts, Ann Darr and Alice Richardson.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 pm Monday, November 1, 2010 at Elias, Kallal and Schaaf Funeral Home in Bethalto. Funeral services will be at 10 am on Tuesday, November 2, 2010 at the funeral home with Rev. Tim Naylor officiating.

Burial will follow at Bethalto United Methodist Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the Connoyer Children’s Education Fund.

Online condolences and guest book may be found at

Obit Provided By:
Elias, Kallal & Schaaf Funeral Home

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