"Her children rise up and bless her; her husband also, and he praises her saying many daughters have done nobly, but you excel them all." (Prov. 31:28) "An excellent wife is the crown of her husband." (Prov. 12.4(a)). A loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend, Connie met her Lord and Savior on Thursday, November 1, 2012. She was a resident of Baton Rouge and was born in rural Nebraska, near Bloomfield on May 23, 1940. Survived by her husband of 52 years, Dean Frick. Beloved mother of Michele Zander and spouse Carl of Las Vegas, NV, Nadine Benton and spouse Barrett of Baton Rouge, LA and Sarah Odom and spouse Jeff of Baton Rouge, LA. Sister of James Menkens and spouse Janet, Janice (Jan) Tyrrell and her spouse Leo, Jerry Menkens and his spouse Jan, Lynn Henderson and her spouse Jim, Bruce Menkens and his spouse Ellen, and her brother-in-law Wayne Frick and his spouse Alice. Grandmother of Danielle Zander, Nicole Zander, Zachary Zander, Jessica Benton, Julia Benton, Michael Benton, Emma Benton and Paige Odom. She will be missed by a host of friends, cousins, nieces and nephews. Connie is preceded in death by her parents George and Laverne Menkens, and her brother Baby Menkens. Family and friends are invited to attend the services with visitation beginning on Sunday, November 4, 2012, from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at Resthaven Funeral Home 11817 Jefferson Hwy., and will resume on Monday, Nov 5, 2012 at the Chapel in the Oaks Church at 9:30 a.m. until funeral service at 10:00 a.m. Interment to follow at Resthaven Gardens of Memory, Baton Rouge, LA. In lieu of flowers, please donate to the
. The family would like to thank the staff at Baton Rouge General Medical Center – Bluebonnet and especially to Dr. Michael Castine and Dr. Ron Leo of Baton Rouge Gastroenterology. Please sign the online guestbook at www.resthavebatonrouge.com.
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Published in The Advocate from Nov. 2 to Nov. 4, 2012