Connie S. Roth

Connie S. Roth

Connie S. Roth

Middle Amana

Connie S. Roth, 72, of Middle Amana, formerly of Brooklyn, passed away Sunday, Aug. 7, 2022, at Compass Memorial Healthcare, Marengo, after a five year, courageous battle with ALS. A funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 12, at the Michael J. Manatt Community Center, in Brooklyn, Iowa, with Ed and Marcia Kinkade officiating. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 11, at Kloster Funeral Home, Brooklyn, Iowa. Burial will be in the Ivy Hill Cemetery, Malcom, Iowa. Memorials may be contributed in Connie’s name to the ALS Association,

Connie is survived by her longtime companion, John Meyer of Brooklyn; her two children, Tony (Stacey) Roth of Grinnell and Tracy (Dave) Monthy of Clarion; six grandchildren, Ryan (Rachel) Pierce, Nikki (Tyler) Harter, Scotty (Hannah) Pierce, Zach (Alisha) Kochuyt, Ashley Kochuyt and Allisha (John) McKimmy; 16 great-grandchildren, Rylee, Bailee, Mason, Miriam, Haydlee, Colston, Jecoby, Hattie, Millie, Izabella, Kanyan, Zoey, Summer, Beau, Benntley and Brody; nine siblings, Larry (Julie) Grier, Bonnie Ryan, Rhonda Austin, Barb Grier, Gary (Rita) Grier, Marcia (Ed) Kinkade, Dennis Grier, Tom (Laurie) Grier and Terry (Sherry) Grier; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Jack and Carolyn Grier; her grandparents; a brother, Roger Grier; a sister, Donna Grier; and her former husband, Laverne Roth.

Connie Sue Grier was born April 25, 1950, in Grinnell, the daughter of Jack and Carolyn (Rauch) Grier. She graduated from BGM High School in 1968. She was united in marriage to Laverne Roth. Of this union, they were blessed with two children, Tony and Tracy. Connie and Laverne later divorced. She met John Meyer in 1981, sharing many happy memories together. Connie moved to Middle Amana in 2002 where she was employed at Amana Refrigeration for 35 years until she retired in 2012. She enjoyed bowling, watching NASCAR racing and going to the Iowa Speedway. Connie also enjoyed going to the Iowa State Fair and camping there for the duration as well as camping other places. She loved her second home at the Meskwaki Casino. Connie especially loved spending time with her family, taking family trips with to the Wisconsin Dells and her 70th birthday trip to Las Vegas and attending the grandchildren’s school events and life celebrations.

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