Connie S. Clyden, 75, of Sheldon passed away on Tuesday, March 8, 2022 at Iroquois Memorial Hospital in Watseka. She was born on August 18, 1946 in Olney, IL, the daughter of Thomas C. and Ruth M. (Guffey) Vincent. She married Marvin Clyden in Watseka on January 19, 1993 and he preceded her in death on January 24, 2021.
Surviving are one son, Brett (Amber) Clyden of Sheldon; one daughter, Deanna (Jeff) Marie of Covington, IN; one step-daughter, Kelli Butler of Sheldon; two sisters, Nancy Hertel of Hoopeston and Donna Cole of Irvine, KY; and four grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and one grandson.
Connie was happy to spend her life taking care of the farm with her husband. She enjoyed her chickens and gardening and planting flowers. She was always cooking and baking for her family. She enjoyed birdwatching with her husband. She liked to sew, do crafts and decorate. She was always trying to be helpful and she would do anything she could for the ones that she loved. But what she loved more than anything else in the world was her grandchildren. Connie was a retired nurse after working many years at Iroquois Memorial Hospital.
Cremation rites are being handled by Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka.
A memorial service will be at 10:00 am on Saturday, March 19, 2022 at First Christian Church in Watseka. Burial will follow at Sheldon Cemetery in Sheldon.
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