Connie Russell Kimmell, 78, our beloved wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend passed away on April 7, 2017 in St. George, Utah from complications of pneumonia.
Connie was born July 1, 1938, in Ogden, Utah. She was the daughter of Joseph Franklin Russell and Marie Elizabeth Wintle. She attended local schools and graduated from Ogden High School in 1956.
She married Richard H. Kimmell in 1961 in Reno, Nevada. Their marriage was later solemnized in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. Connie and Dick lived in Saratoga, CA for 25 years where they raised their three children, Lisa, Kathy, and Chris. Later they moved to North Bend, WA for 18 years and recently moved to Saint George, Utah.
Connie was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and had a strong faith in God and love for her family. Connie loved life and had a special gift of making everything around her more beautiful. She loved flowers, home decorating, serving others, watching all sports, and being with her sweetheart and their little dog, Beau.
Connie is preceded in death by her sister and her sister’s husband, Delores and Owen McClellan.
She is survived by her children, Lisa & Lincoln Jacobs, Kathy Robinson, Christopher & Cornelia Kimmell; eight grandchildren, one great grandchild; her sisters Barbara Polkinghorn, Jo Heath, and Marie Hogge.
Your kind expression of sympathy and caring is more deeply appreciated than words of gratitude can ever express.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, April 15, 2017 at 11:00am at the Lindon, Stake Center located at 1050 E. 100 N., Lindon, Utah. A viewing will be held prior to services from 9:30-10:45am. Interment will follow in the afternoon at the Washington Heights Memorial Park in Ogden, Utah.
Contributions to a charity of your choice, in lieu of flowers, is appreciated.