Connie Dake

Glen Carbon | Friday, June 25 2021 |

Connie Louise Dake, 65, of Glen Carbon, IL, passed away at 1:52 a.m. Fri. June 25, 2021 at Evelyn's House in Creve Coeur, MO. 

She was born Apr. 19, 1956 to the late Howard & Betty Kirby. 

Connie had been a professor at SIU-Edwardsville.  She adored Mickey Mouse and loved bicycling, family get-togethers, the outdoors and especially spending time with her grandchildren. 

She is survived by 3 children: Janelle (Joe) Dittrich of Glen Carbon, David Dake of Worden, IL and Jill (Ryan) Miller of Belleville, IL; a step-son: Jamie (Rebecca) Dake of Little Elm, TX; 4 grandchildren: Max, Henry, Noah and Lilly; her former spouse: Carl Dake; a sister: Linda (Danny) Stennet of Shelbyville, IL; and many nieces and nephews. 

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by 2 brothers: Butch and Ed Kirby; and an infant sister. 

The family will hold a celebration of her life at a later date. 

Arrangements with online information and guestbook through Wojstrom Funeral Home & Crematory may be found at

Obit Provided By:
Wojstrom Funeral Home & Crematory Inc

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