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Constance Irene Weiher, 86, died July 30, 2012, in Houston, Texas.

She was born May 28, 1926, to Harry E. Higgins and Martha A. Bellomy Higgins in Kinderhook. She married Donald H. Weiher in Yuma, Ariz., on March 17, 1951. He survives.

Connie was a long-time member and deaconess of Immanuel Baptist Church (24th and Lind), and an employee of Packaging Corporation of America and of Quincy Speaker for many years. She was, with her husband Don, sister Berta Lea Mason, and her brother-in-law, Emmett Mason, a regular participant in bowling leagues at the Casino Lanes. Her husband, Don, is the son of Mary (Tate) Buss and stepson of Virgil Buss, and son of James Weiher. He worked for many years at Motorola and the Quincy Public Schools after retiring from the U. S. Navy in 1965.

Connie and Don retired and moved to Point Blank, Texas in 1995 to be near family. They were faithful members of the Point Blank Community Church.

Survivors in addition to her husband include a son, Gregory R. (Connie Jo) Weiher; a brother, the Rev. Harry B. Higgins; granddaughter, Rachael R. (Michael A.) Collins; a grandson, Jesse C. (Rev. Joie Clee) Weiher; two great-grandsons, Corbin B. Collins and Patrick H. Weiher; four nieces, Donetta Allen, Charlene Turner, Melba McCollum and Cynthia Marshall; and two nephews, William and Michael Higgins.

Connie was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, William and Carl Higgins; and a sister, Berta Lea Mason.

SERVICES: Were held Aug. 4, 2012, in the Point Blank Community Church. A graveside service was held Aug. 7, 2012, in Kinderhook Cemetery, where Connie rests near her parents, brothers, sister and other loved ones.

"That whosoever believeth in him . . . ."

MEMORIALS: may be made in Connie's name to the Point Blank Community Church, 432 Robinson Way, Point Blank, Texas, 77364.

Condolences may be expressed online at www.whig.com.

Published in Quincy Herald-Whig from Aug. 26 to Aug. 28, 2012
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