Sidney Allen-Robert-Stephenson Conner passed away peacefully after a courageous battle with cancer on August 11, 2021 surrounded by a multitude of family and friends at his home in Lincoln, NE. Although he passed at the age of 37, Sidney lived a full and rewarding life. He was a Lincoln native, born on June 10th, 1984. He graduated from Lincoln High School in 2001. He married the love of his life Cari (Waybright) in 2005 and worked hard to raise two wonderful children. Sidney was a devoted husband and father who loved anything involving technology and science fiction. He had a warming smile, infectious laugh and brought joy to everyone around him.
Sidney is survived by his wife Cari Conner, his children Gage and Ava Conner, parents Charo Conner and John Gude of Lincoln NE, brother Michael and wife Jordan Gude, niece and nephew Quinn and Rylan Gude of Lincoln NE, grand-parents Sid and Cheryl Conner of Crete NE, father Greg Stephenson of Boise ID, and grand-parents Phillip and Bernie Stephenson of Land O’Lakes FL, as well as aunts, uncles, cousins; each of which he held in his heart, and many loved friends.
In lieu of flowers, memorials to the family of Sidney may be sent to Aspen Cremation Services C/O Sidney Conner Memorial; 4822 Cleveland Avenue, Lincoln NE 68504, or donations to research of rare cancers made in his name are appreciated.
A Celebration of Sidney’s life will be on Sunday, September 12, 2021 from 2:00 – 7:00 at the Prairie Creek Inn, 2400 South 148th St, Walton NE with a buffet of his foods.
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