Connie Mann - February 14, 2013Connie Mann, age 59, of Aurora, died Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013, peacefully at her home surrounded by family.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Monday, Feb. 18 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church. Fr. Dennis Hunt will officiate. Burial will be in the Aurora Catholic Cemetery. Visitation will be at St. Mary’s Catholic Church from 5 to 7 p.m. with the Rosary at 7 p.m. Connie’s request was for everyone to wear pink to the services. Memorials may be made in care of family. Condolences may be e-mailed to the family through the mortuary website at www.higbymortuary.com.
Connie Jean Mann, daughter of Raymond T. and Doris Mae (Nelson) Augustyn was born on Aug. 5, 1953 at Ord.
Connie grew up on the family farm near Arcadia. In 1967, the family moved to Aurora and Connie graduated from Aurora High School in 1971. She worked at Farmer’s State Bank for several years.
On June 16, 1973, she was united in marriage to Terry Mann. They had two daughters, Tammy and Christy. Connie ran an in-home daycare for 35 years, where she provided care for over 120 kids. She loved taking care of all the children until her health prevented her.
Connie was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church and Altar Society. Connie loved spending time with her children and especially spoiling her grandkids. She also enjoyed camping, gardening, her flowers and hummingbirds.
She was preceded in death by her parents, grandparents and brother-in-law.
Survivors include her husband, Terry of Aurora; two daughters, Tammy Mann of Tucson, Ariz. and Christy (Brett) Raasch of Lincoln; three grandchildren, Liam, Kale and Emery Raasch of Lincoln; sister, Sandra Augustyn of Aurora; sister-in-law, Helen Mann of Birmingham, Ala.; sister-in-law, Karen (Ron) Perry and brother-in-law, Tim Mann, all of Aurora; sister-in-law, Marcy (Kevin) Senff of York and sister-in-law, Vernie Mann of Alabama. She is also survived by many aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.