Connie Jean Dille

  • BORN: May 22, 1936
  • DIED: August 26, 2016
  • LOCATION: Higginsville, Missouri

Connie Jean Dille, 80 of Higginsville, Missouri died on Friday, August 26, 2016 at her son's home in Shawnee, Kansas.

Born Friday, May 22, 1936 in Grantsville, Utah, she was the daughter of the late Frank Spader and the late Blanche Rupp Spader.

She married Gordon L. Dille on January 25, 1958 and he preceded her in death on July 30, 1995. They moved from Liberty, MO to Higginsville in 1988. She was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church.

Connie received her Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Central Missouri State University. She was a member of Altar Society, American Psychological Association, Phi Theta Kappa Sorority and a docent at the Nelson Art Gallery. She was a former manager of the Higginsville Heat and Hunger Fund and also won the Bishop Sullivan award for her work with Catholic Charities. She worked for Research Mental Health as a case manager until she retired in 1994.

Surviving are three sons, Don Allen (Tanli) Kopp, Jr. of Shawnee , KS, Daniel Sean (Diane) Dille of Fishers, IN and Darren Leon Dille of Higginsville; six grandchildren and four great grandchildren..

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Gordon L. Dille; one son, David L. Kopp; two brothers, Dr. Frank Spader and Gerald Spader; three sisters, Barbara Torres, Maxine Troxell and Joyce Troxell.

A funeral service will be held at 10:30 AM on Thursday at St. Mary's Catholic Church with the Father Thomas Hawkins officiating. Interment will be in City Cemetery, Higginsville, MO.

The family will receive friends from 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM on Thursday, September 1, 2016, at St. Mary's Catholic Church. Memorial contributions may be sent to Higginsville Heat and Hunger Fund.

Online condolences may be made to the family at www.hoeferfuneralhome.com


Visitation
  • September 01, 2016
    9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
  • St. Mary's Catholic Church
  • 401 Broadway St.
  • Higginsville, MO 64037
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Funeral Service
  • September 01, 2016
    10:30 AM
  • St. Mary's Catholic Church
  • 401 Broadway St.
  • Higginsville, MO 64037
  • Get Directions
Interment
  • Thursday September 01 2016
  • City Cemetery
  • Higginsville, MO 64037
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