Connie Lee Taber, 88, passed away surrounded by the love of her family on Monday, March 14, 2022, at Pilgrim Manor Nursing Home.
Connie was born on August 26, 1933, in Walkerton, Indiana. She was the first of four daughters born to Elmer R. and Clara (Culp) Masterman. Connie graduated from Argos High School with the class of 1951.
On August 10, 1952, Connie was united in marriage to the love of her life, Herman Lee Taber. They were able to celebrate 45 years together before Herm’s death in October of 1998.
Connie retired from Young Door Company/Jed-Wen Corporation in 1997 after 30 years of service.
Connie was a long-time member of Plymouth Wesleyan Church where she attended faithfully. She showed her love of the Lord by serving the church in many capacities over the years. Her most treasured time was the years she spent teaching Sunday School to 2–4-year-old preschoolers. She loved children and cherished her time teaching them stories of the Bible.
After Herman died, Connie traveled extensively. She went on mission trips traveling to countries of Sri Lanka, Honduras, Ecuador. She was involved in the Lion’s Club International Eye Program where she traveled to remote parts of Mexico distributing eyeglasses to those in need.
Connie is survived by children Jean (David) Leonard of Alma, Michigan, and Richard (Cindy) Taber of Argos. Grandchildren: Stephanie Taber and Ryan Taber of Argos, Aaron (Jennifer) Leonard, Joseph Leonard, Sara (Joe Elliott), and James (Autumn) Leonard all of Michigan, along with 11 great-grandchildren.
Also surviving are sisters: Barb (Joe) Yocum and Nancy (Frank) Rynearson along with numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband Herman, her parents and her sister Roxie Fenkner.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, March 24, 2022, from 11-1 p.m. at Plymouth Wesleyan Church, 11203 Michigan Road, Plymouth. Funeral services will follow at 1 p.m. with Revs. Ed Friberg and Ollie Dongell officiating.
Burial will be in the New Oak Hill Cemetery, Plymouth.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Marshall County Historical Museum, 123 N. Michigan Street, Plymouth, IN 46563 or the Argos United Methodist Church Food Pantry 570 N. Michigan Street, Argos, IN 46501.