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Connie Roan

Obituary for Connie Roan

January 27, 1944 - April 25, 2018
Afton, Iowa | Age 74


Connie Roan, 74, of Afton, died Wednesday, April 25, 2018 at Creston Specialty Care in Creston. Celebration of Life Memorial services will be held 10:00 a.m. May 12, 2018 at the Afton Community Center. Pastor Dwayne Henrichs will officiate. Burial will be at the Beulah Cemetery, near Thayer. In lieu of flowers, memorials are to be established. Online condolences can be made at

Connie Sue Roan was born January 27, 1944, in Mt. Ayr, IA to Hallie Robert Moore and Elma Lucille (Willey) Moore. She graduated from Diagonal High School in 1962 and then attended a beauty school and was certified at a school of cosmetology in Des Moines.

On September 22, 1963 Connie married Donald E. Roan in Afton, Iowa. They lived all of their lives in Afton. Connie owned her own Beauty Shop for several years. Connie also worked for her mother at the Moore's Nursing Home in Afton until it closed. She was a beauty operator in the Hair Salon at Spurgeons in Creston and also did hair and worked in the dietary dept. at the Afton Care Center. Connie later became the Dietary Supervisor after her mother retired. Connie retired in 2005. Connie loved to do her crafts, crocheting, knitting, embroidery and later quilting. Her love for Elvis showed. She saw him in his only appearance in Iowa and collected a lot of Elvis items. Connie and Don enjoyed going to dances. They followed Shari Hanna and the Skyline for several years.

Connie is survived by her daughter Christine (husband Troy) Reed of Urbandale; son Danial of Thayer; grandchildren Patrick (wife Amanda Beede) Harden of Urbandale, Jesse Roan of Creston, Benjamin Roan of Thayer and Emma Roan of Thayer; two great-grandchildren, Ella and Eli Harden of Urbandale; brothers Bob (wife Janet Fry) Moore of Nodaway, Wayne (wife Mary Paardekooper) Moore of Afton; sister in-law Marjorie (husband Pete) Repplinger of Creston and her uncle Gerald (wife Jean Marler) Willey of Mt. Ayr; along with several nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her husband Donald in March 2018, her parents, mother and father-in-law Mary Adalade (Eischen) & Roy Raymond Roan; brother-in-law Richard (Vera Jane Eckels) Roan; sister-in-law, Marilyn (Harry) Clark and daughter-in-law Amy (Berry) Roan.

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