Connie Lea (Larkins) Doench, 71, passed away on Saturday,
May 30, 2015 in Joplin, Missouri. She was born August 27, 1943 to William Dale and Minnie Marie Larkins in Waterloo, Iowa. Those who have welcomed Connie to her heavenly home are her parents, Dale and Marie Larkins, her two infant brothers, William and Bobby; her grandparents, Walter and Minnie Larkins, and John and Eva Garrett, and her nephew Keith Burnham.
Along the way Connie married and had four children; Jerry, Lonny, Vicki, and Dalena. She had a love for children that showed in the many children she cared for throughout her life. She enjoyed painting, crafting, gardening, scrapbooking, sewing, playing bingo, attending her grandchildrens’ activities, and loved to spend time with her dog, BG.
Connie is survived by her children; Jerry Renaud Jr. of Des Moines, Iowa, Lonny Sivetts and wife Gloria of Castle Rock, Colorado, Vicki Molz and husband Dean of El Dorado Springs, Missouri and Dalena Gordon and husband Phillip also of El Dorado Springs, Missouri; one sister - Carolyn Joslin of
Des Moines, Iowa;
10 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren; and 2 nephews.