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Constance "Connie" Sylvester

February 9, 1947 ~ April 5, 2018 (age 71)

            Constance “Connie” Sylvester, age 71, of Elkader, IA, died Thursday, April 5, 2018, at St. Luke's Hospital in Cedar Rapids, IA.

            Connie was born February 9, 1947 the only daughter of Sam and Winnie (Davidson) Liche in Anna Illinois. She graduated from Central High School in Elkader where she lived, loved and worked her entire life.

             On June 12, 1965 Connie married the love of her life for the last 52 years Larry Sylvester at the Little Brown Church in Nashua Iowa. To that union three children were born Joe, Kari and Dan. Connie could often be found at C J Lanes in Elkader where she worked for the last 55 years.

            Left to cherish her memory is her husband Larry; children Joe (Tammy) Sylvester, Kari (Chuck) Seeland, Dan (Tammy) Sylvester; Grandchildren; Jacob (Darla) Joshua, Nicholas Sylvester, Zachery Marmann, Andy, Tommy Seeland, Nicole Hall, Madison, Tessa, Tori Sylvester; Great-grandchildren; Brantley Marmann, and Winnie Sylvester; one niece Beth Swan.

            Connie is preceded in death by her parents and her brother Thomas Liche.

            In Lieu of flowers and all styles of sympathy, the family asks that you send a memorial in Connie’s honor to Hospice of St. Luke’s or the Central Community Hospital in Elkader. 


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