Constance "Connie" M. Smith

East Alton | Saturday, June 12 2010

Constance "Connie" M. Smith, 60, died at 9:46 pm Saturday June 12, 2010 at home.

She was born on June 8, 1950 in Alton, IL the daughter of Harold & Anita (Schulz) Wenzel.

She was married to Sonny Smith and he preceded her in death.

She graduated from Marquette Catholic High School and then attended St. John’s Nursing School in Springfield where she graduated and became a registered nurse. She went on to work for St. Joseph’s Hospital and St. Anthony’s Health Center in Alton in the Intensive Care Units where she retired after 20 years. She was an avid bridge player and reader and she dearly loved her cats.

She is survived by her mother, Anita Wenzel of Godfrey; two brothers and sisters-in-law; H. Michael & Lisa Wenzel of Ft. Collins, CO and Ron & Carolyn Wenzel of Godfrey; one sister and brother-in-law, Gayle & Bill Huebener of Brighton; three nieces and three nephews; one grand niece and one grand nephew.

Per her wishes, her body has been donated to Saint Louis University School of Medicine.

In celebration of her life, visitation will be from 9 am until time of Memorial Mass at 11 am Saturday, June 19, 2010 at Saints Peter & Paul Catholic Church in Alton with Fr. Delix Michel SSL celebrant.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Arms of Love.

Staten-Fine Funeral Home in Alton is in charge of arrangements.

Obit Provided By:
Staten, Fine & Burke Funeral Home

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