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Constance "Connie" Kay Craig
  • In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to All Saints Catholic Church or A.R.L. of Iowa.
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  • In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to All Saints Catholic Church or A.R.L. of Iowa.
  • All Saints Catholic Church
    650 NE 52nd Ave
    Des Moines, IA 50313

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“Hey Rocky, You have my families condolences on the passing of Connie. We will keep you in our prayers. Wes and Family~ ”
1 of 3 | Posted by: Wes Morrison - Des Moines, IA

“RockyJust wanted you to know we were thinking about you. Connie and Kay have found peace.Bill and Becca Whiteley ”
2 of 3 | Posted by: Bill and Becca Whiteley - IA

“Rocky and Family,My heartfelt condolences at the loss of a beautiful person. She was absolutely adored by so many and will be missed by all. We can...Read More »
3 of 3 | Posted by: Michelle Mahlstadt - Ankeny, IA

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Constance (Connie) Kay Craig, 63, of Carney passed away July 25, 2019 at Taylor House Unity Point Hospice after a 2 year struggle with cancer.

A visitation will be held 4:00 – 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, July 30, 2019, with Rosary at 7:00 p.m., and a vigil service to follow, at the Ankeny Memorial Chapel (4208 N. Ankeny Blvd, Ankeny). A funeral mass will be held 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, July 31st at All Saints Church (650 N.E. 52nd Ave. Dsm).

Connie was born in Creston, Iowa, Oct. 5, 1955. The family moved to Ottumwa, IA in 1961. They moved to Ankeny eight years later. She graduated from Ankeny High School in 1975, and then attended DMACC where she earned a degree as a paralegal assistant. She worked for the Des Moines Police Dept. as the False Alarm Coordinator and as a bookkeeper for Alex-Teck Crane Inspections.

She was married to Roger Craig on April 26, 1991. Connie enjoyed cooking and entertaining family and friends, movies, music, shopping and pool time. She had a love for animals, especially her dog Whitey Ford and bird Yogi Berra. She looked forward to her trips to Mexico, especially Puerto Vallarta, with friends and relatives. She was an usher for All Saints Catholic Church.

Connie is survived by her husband Roger "Rocky"; brothers, Craig (Cheryl) and Chris (Amy); mother-in-law, Doris Craig; brothers-in-law, Randy (Kathy), Steve (Janet), Mark (Cindy), Gary, Dean (Laura), and Ray (Beth); sisters-in-law, Mary Kay (David) DeBolt and Vicki (Doyle) Nicholas; and many nieces, nephews and friends.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Glenn and Kay Colton, and her father-in-law John Craig,

We would like to express our sincere thanks and appreciation to all of Connie's caregivers at Iowa Methodist Hospital (John Stoddard Cancer Center, Younkers 4 and Powell 3), Taylor House Hospice, Unity Point At Home Care, and Care by April.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to All Saints Catholic Church or Animal Rescue League of Iowa.