CONSTANCE MARGARETTE FEEBACK HUFF

CONSTANCE MARGARETTE FEEBACK HUFF

Constance Margarette Feeback, daughter of Winnie Clyde and Orpha Estella Kelly Feeback, was born February 14, 1932 at home near Afton, Iowa. Connie moved with her family to Arispe, Iowa, near the Melrose school and then later to a farm north of Ellston, Iowa.

When she was 17, she met the man she would spend 62 1/2 years of her life with, Teddie Donald Huff, Jr. After a short courtship they married August 27, 1949.

Don and Connie raised five children, Chris, Jake, Willis, Candy and Kathy, who are all just as stubborn as their parents and informally adopted a couple more young men. One of their greatest joys was to be surrounded by their children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Connie loved working with Don on their farm, feeding and watching birds and shared a great love of the land and nature.

Connie was preceded in death by husband Don; parents; parents-in-law; sister Elizabeth Giles, and brother Bill Feeback.

Left to honor her memory are her children, Chris Huff, Jake (JoAnn) Huff, Willis (Betsy) Huff, Candace Huff and Kathy (Dale) Garner; grandchildren and their spouses, Jody Lynn (Doug) Halsted, Jennifer (Jon) Hauschildt, Jarod (Amanda) Beede, Justin (Holly) Beede, Tedd (Jenn) Huff III, Angela (Jesse) Gabel, Heath (Tammy) Huff, Christopher (Danae) Huff, Jessica (Tate) Steines, LeighAnn (Jay) Cruetzman, Alexandra Huff, Amber Hutton, Dusty and Derek Gatton, Anne Starkey, Monica Davis, Jeff Mercer, Miranda (Scott) Sleep and Sarah Mercer; 25 great-grandchildren; sisters, Frances Davenport, Raola Giles and Judith O’Grady; brother, Jim (Jane Lee) Feeback; scores of nieces and nephews, and extended family and friends.

Services were held at Watson-Armstrong Funeral Home in Mount Ayr on Monday, June 24, 2013, with Rev. Rick Hawkins officiating. Musical selection included ‘Just Beyond the Moon,’ ‘I.O.U.’ and ‘Little Grey Home in the West.’

Casket bearers were Heath Huff, Christopher Huff, Tedd Huff III, Jarod Beede, Justin Beede, Jeff Mercer, Dusty Gatton and Derek Gatton.

Honorary pallbearers included Jody Halsted, Jennifer Hauschildt, Jessica Steines, LeAnn Creutzmann, Angela Gabel, Anne Starkey, Monica Davis, Miranda Sleep

Sarah Mercer, Amber Hutton and Alexandra Huff.

Burial was in the Ellston Cemetery in Ellston.

Memorials are to HCI Care Services and the Tingley Meal Site.

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