Funeral services will be 11 a.m. today at Pape Funeral Home, Clinton, Iowa. Visitation was 3 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Burial will be at Clinton Lawn Cemetery. Casket bearers will be Allan Schultz, Joe Newsom, Paul Green, John Newsom, Jr., John Schultz and John Newsom, Sr.
Connie was born in Rock Island on Feb. 4, 1952, the daughter of Frederick and Helen Shirkey Schultz. She married Wayne I. Newsom on Jan. 13, 1973, in East Moline.
Connie enjoyed crafts, especially making Christmas ornaments, needlework, knitting, reading and working puzzles.
Connie is survived by her husband, Wayne; three children, Renee (James) Gregorich, Storm Lake, Iowa, Robert Newsom, Goose Lake, and William Newsom, Greene, Iowa; two grandchildren, Alena Gregorich and Tobias Burmeister; two sisters, Nancy (Martin) Corey, Silvis, and Theresa (Doug) Escher, Smithton, Ill.; a brother, Frederick (Rosemary) Schultz, Colona; an aunt and uncle, Norva and Myron Williams, Milan; and many cousins, nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, and a brother, Edward "Jaime" Schultz.
Online condolences can be left at www.papefh.com.