Constance J. Shepherd (1939-2022)
SHEPHERD, CRIDER, WARE
Posted By: Ken Wright (email)
Date: 7/19/2022 at 20:39:51
Constance “Connie” J. Shepherd, 83, of Clinton, passed away, July 17, 2022 at MercyOne – Clinton.
Funeral Services will be 10:30am, Thursday, July 21, 2022 at Trinity Lutheran Church – Clinton. Burial will be in the Clinton Lawn Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday from 4:00pm to 7:00pm at the Clinton Chapel Snell-Zornig Funeral Homes & Crematory.
Constance J. Ware was born on March 27, 1939 in Clinton, Iowa, the daughter of Robert and Vera (Crider) Ware. She was a Mount St. Clare graduate in 1957. She also attended Mount St. Clare College. She married Norman Shepherd on September 6, 1980 in Clinton.
Connie received her nursing certificate in 1956 and was recertified in 1998. During her career she worked at Jane Lamb Hospital, Mercy Home Healthcare, Don’s Jewelry, and Nielsen’s Clearing House. She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church where she was active with the altar guild and Eventides, the AMVETS, the Red Cross, and was a volunteer with Mercy Auxiliary for many years. She enjoyed swimming at the YWCA and watching the Green Bay Packers with Norm.
Connie is survived by her husband: Norm of Clinton; two step-sons: Delvin (Jane) Shepherd of Goose Lake, Iowa and Norman James Shepherd, Jr., of Clinton; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and siblings: James (Anita) Ware of Salem, Oregon, and Brenda Woods of Fulton, Illinois. She was preceded in death by her parents.
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