Brent L. Conna caterer and business ownerpassed away peacefully July 4 at home in Evanston. He was 67.
Born in Springfield, Illinois, Brent earned his degree in hotel and restaurant management from Michigan State University and founded Conn's Catering in Chicago's Edgewater neighborhood. He planned thousands of weddings and other events over 28 years.
He was the beloved husband of Michael Locardio Limon, best friend/business partner of Sheila Mulcahy, and son of the late Leroy Powell Conn and Frances Lewis Conn. He was also the brother of Courtney "Court" ( Karen ) Conn; uncle of Adam, Casey, and Amanda Conn; and great-uncle of seven.
Brent was the faithful companion of Aliyah the German Shepherd and Zac the golden Lab. More than anything, Brent valued good friendships.
Friends and family will celebrate Brent's life when it is safe to gather in larger groups.
In lieu of flowers, donations in his name to the American Cancer Society, Cancer.org .
Arrangements by Cremation Society of Illinois, 773-281-5058, Cremation-Society.com .