Chantel Connell (left), Jesse Connell (driving) and his wife, Ashley Connell, lead a procession of more than 80 vehicles in Sunday afternoon’s cruise. Not pictured in the car were grandchildren Oliver and Quinn. The bright orange 1969 Pontiac GTO “Judge” was Terry Connell’s prized possession among his collection of classic cars.

Rest in peace, Butch

The rumble of classic auto engines and the squeal of rubber on asphalt were part of a Sunday afternoon tribute to longtime Luverne businessman Terry Connell, who died Thursday, Nov. 18.

To celebrate his life and to honor his memory, friends and family organized a classic car ride that started at the Eagles Club and looped down Main Street and past the Connell home east of town.


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