Cover photo for Connie Annetta Keezer's Obituary
Connie Annetta Keezer Profile Photo
1948 Connie 2017

Connie Annetta Keezer

September 10, 1948 — January 28, 2017

Funeral ServicesJones-Pearson Funeral HomeSaturday, February 4, 201711:00 AMVisitationJones-Pearson Funeral HomeFriday, February 3, 20175:00 PM to 8:00 PM Connie Annetta Keezer, age 68, a long time Park Rapids/Ponsford, MN area resident, peacefully entered her heavenly home on Saturday, January 28, 2017 at her home in Park Rapids surrounded by her family.                  Connie was born in Park Rapids on September 10, 1948  to Clifford and Edna (Lindgren) Conklin.  She attended the Linnell Country School and then the Osage Public School through the eighth grade before going on to attend high school in Park Rapids.  As a young woman, Connie ventured to White Bear Lake, MN where she lived with her sister, Nancy and husband, Bart where she helped care for their children and also worked in a nursing home for a time.  In 1966, she was united in marriage to Delvin Harry Keezer.  They were blessed with five children: Bridget, Shane, Kelly, Delvin, and Nick.  The young family first made their home in Park Rapids before moving out to the country in Savannah Township of Becker County where she lived within a mile of her sister, Nancy.  Connie devoted herself to making a loving home for her husband and children.  In 1976, Connie’s life was forever changed when she endured the heartbreak of her husband’s death at the young age of 43, leaving her with their children to raise by herself when her oldest child was just 7 years old.  Through determination, much emotional strength and faith, Connie cleaned cabins and resorts throughout the Park Rapids area to provide for her children.  When she was able to garner some free time, she enjoyed playing bingo, dancing or socializing with family and friends.  Above all, Connie loved her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren with all her heart.                 She will be lovingly remembered by her five children:  Bridget (Tom) Denny of Oak Grove, MN, Shane Keezer of Anoka, MN, Kelly (Georgette) Keezer, Delvin (Michelle) Keezer and Nick (Cathy) Keezer all of Park Rapids; 17 grandchildren and 5 precious great grandchildren; her sister, Nancy Glatzmaier of Park Rapids; three brothers: Darell (Judy) Conklin of Mahnomen, Wesley (Deb) Conklin and Ricky Conklin all of Park Rapids; as well as many nieces, nephews, other relatives and  friends.                 Connie was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Delvin and her brother, Larry.                 Funeral services will be held 11 AM Saturday, February 4, 2017 at the Jones-Pearson Funeral Home in Park Rapids.  Visitation will be held from 5 PM to 8 PM Friday, Feb. 3rd and will continue on Saturday beginning one hour prior to the services.  A luncheon will be hosted by the family following the service.  Interment will be made in the Conklin family plot of the Linnell Cemetery near Ponsford.  To leave on line condolences or to view the video tribute please visit www.jonespearson.com
To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Connie Annetta Keezer, please visit our flower store.

Guestbook

Visits: 0

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree