Connie R. Gouge
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MANSFIELD: Connie R. Gouge, 76, of Andover Rd. died Tuesday Sept.10, 2013 at Winchester Terrace Nursing Home after a short illness.
Connie was born to the late Florence and Matthew Nelson on Dec. 28, 1936, in Columbus, OH. She graduated from Marion Harding High School in 1955 and graduated from Mansfield General Hospital School of Nursing in 1959. Connie married James R. Gouge on March 23, 1962 and he preceded her in death by just 7 weeks on July 23, 2013.
Connie worked as an R.N. at OSU Hospital, Mansfield General Hospital, Richland County Health Department, and then at Richland County Children Services until she retired.
Connie was a member of the Mansfield General School of Nursing Alumni, the Ohio Nurses' Association, and the Elks Club. She also attended the First Presbyterian Church of Mansfield.
Connie is survived by a son, Michael Gouge, and daughter-in-law, Kelly Gouge. She is also survived by three grandchildren, Nicole Lopez, Courtney Gouge, and Katelyn Gouge. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Kimberly Gouge-Lopez on June 10, 2010.
There will be no funeral services. The family plans on having a gathering to celebrate Connie's life at a later date. Wappner Funeral Directors is privileged to serve the family of Connie Gouge.
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Published in the News Journal on Sept. 15, 2013