Connie Ann Blake, 68, of Rochester, Iowa, passed away on November 3, 2017 at University of Iowa Hospitals, following a lengthy illness. Friends and family may gather at Fry Funeral Home, Tipton, on Tuesday, November 7, from 1:00-3:00 p.m. for a time of visitation. Funeral services will commence immediately following the visitation. In honoring Connie's wishes, she will be cremated following the funeral service. Inurnment will be held at Rochester Cemetery at a later date. A memorial fund in Connie's honor has been established. Online condolences may be shared at www.fryfuneralhome.com.
Connie's life journey began on November 17, 1948, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, where she was born to Douglas and Maxine (Rushford) Moore. She graduated from Tipton High School, Class of 1967 before furthering her education at A.I.C. where she received her Associates Degree. Connie was united in marriage to Larry Blake on August 30, 1969, in Tipton. The couple resided in rural Tipton (Rochester), where they raised their two sons: Shane and Shannon.
Connie was a homemaker and was also employed by a couple local businesses for several years. She never met a stranger, and she opened their home and her heart to just about anyone. She will be missed by many, but never forgotten.
Surviving Connie are her husband, sons, Shane (Stacy) Blake of Bloomfield, IA, and Shannon (Bridgett Berg) Blake of Kalona, IA; grandchildren, Kayla (Alex) Wink, Kyle, Kally, Katy, Khloe, Braxton and Lyla Blake; great-grandchildren, Olivia Wink and Claire Blake; honorary son, Tim Sulzner of Ankeny, IA; and sister, Cathy Niedorf of Iowa City. She was preceded in death by her parents.
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