Conley Wilshusen - December 20, 2009Conley Wilshusen, 70, of Grand Island, died Sunday, Dec. 20, 2009, at Golden Living Lakeview in Grand Island.
Graveside services were held Monday, Dec. 21 at the Aurora Cemetery. Pastor Sam Fox officiated. Higby-McQuiston Mortuary in charge of services. Condolences may be e-mailed to the family through the mortuary website at www.higbymortuary.com.
Conley Keith Wilshusen, son of Arnold and Genevieve (Splinter) Wilshusen was born at Hampton on Dec. 19, 1939. He graduated from Aurora High School in 1958. He went on to graduate from the Harlen Valley School of Nursing at Wingdale, N.Y. in 1962 and from the Mercy Providence School of Anestestia in 1967, as an anesthetist.
He was chief of anestestia for Lincoln General Hospital and then the Veterans Administration in Lincoln until it’s closure. He then went to work at the Hastings Regional Center until his health declined.
He belonged to the A.A.N.A. and the American Association of Anestestia.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Survivors include his good friends, Francis and Ellen Kuta of Grand Island; brother, Stanley (Karen) Wilshusen of Aurora, nieces, nephew and friends.