January 30, 2024

Leo William Connelly,

47, Crane, Missouri was

born November 22, 1976,

in Osceloa, Iowa to Paul

John and Barbara Ann

Howard Connelly and departed this life January 21,

2024, in his home. Preceding him in death were his mother, Barbara,

and a sister, Agnes(Aggie) Connelly.

Survivors include his son Paul Connelly III

(PJ), his father, Paul Connelly, and his wife Liz

of Crane; his paternal grandmother, Darlene of

Iowa; two brothers, Chris and wife Brandy Howard of Galena, Missouri, and Brian and his wife

Mollie Howard of Ozark, Missouri. Sisters: Rose

Johnson of Kirbyville, Missouri, and Kaylee of Galena. Newphews Ryan Johnson, Chad Johnson,

Eric Johnson, Tanner Howard, Jacob Howard, Jordon Connelly, Thomas Howard, and Josh Norton;

nieces, Hailey Connelly, Kaydee Howard, and

Lilly Howard; two great nieces, Ezra Oldfield and

Layne Johnson; a great nephew, Trypp Johnson,

other relatives and many friends.

Funeral services were held on February 3, 2024

at 10:30 a.m. in Westrip Funeral Home, Crane.

Burial will be in Crane Community Cemetary,

Crane, MO. Visitation was held on February 2,

2024 from 7:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.