Gavin Lee Allen McConniel, 6 days old, died Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012, at Avera McKennan Hospital, Sioux Falls.
Private family services will be held. Rude’s Funeral Home is assisting the family with services.
Gavin Lee Allen McConniel was born Nov. 2, 2012, at Brookings, the son of Nicole McConniel and James Neshiem.
“Gavin only spent a short time with us but will be an important part of our lives and we will cherish the memories he gave us forever. Being able to only hold him for a short time he was loved dearly and touched everyone’s lives he came in contact with and he will be dearly missed,” his parents said.
He is survived by his parents, Nicole McConniel and James Neshiem of Brookings; his grandparents, Ronda McConniel (Jess Schulte) of Brookings, Joe McConniel of Canistota; great-grandparents, Connie and Rich McConniel of Dolton, Patricia Beardsley of Ulysses, Kan.; great-great grandparents, Bud and Martha Landes of Ulysses, Kan. and one uncle, Nick McConniel of Sioux Falls.
Condolences may be sent to the family through.www.rudesfuneralhome.com.