Lifetime Marshall County resident Connie Lee Ullery, passed away on Monday, March 28, 2011 at 1:31 p.m. in the Indiana University Medical Center, Indianapolis, Ind. Connie has bravely faced her health issues over the past several years. Connie was born in Plymouth on October 23, 1944. She was the daughter of Howard E. and Nina C. (Albert) Schafer.
She graduated from LaPaz High School in 1962. There she played in the band and has for many years served as an officer for the Alumni Association.
Her career in travel took her to many locations as a guide and for the past 26 years she has been the owner-operator of the ever popular American Dream Tours, located in Plymouth.
She attended the Plymouth Missionary Church, where she was a founding member and had played the organ for many years. She was an energetic woman, who loved rainbows, WORKING, mowing the grass, speed walking and pushing sweepers. Connie possessed an extensive collection of stuffed bears and it was her wish to share that hug with others. Connie is survived by a son and his wife, Richard W. and Dawn Ullery of Bremen and a daughter, Melinda Sue and her husband Kyle Hawkins, also of Bremen. A sister, Janet Gottlieb of Hobart, survives as well.
Five grandchildren also survive: Christopher Ullery, Amanda Ullery, Sarah Hawkins, Joshua Hawkins and Aaron Hawkins. One great grandson David and an expectant great granddaughter in July also survive.
Connie’s parents preceded her in death.
Family and friends will celebrate the life of Connie Ullery during visitation on Friday, April 1st from 3-8 p.m. in the Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home, 1100 N. Michigan St., Plymouth.
Funeral services for Connie will be on Saturday, April 2nd at 11 a.m. in the Plymouth Missionary Church, 1350 E. Jefferson St., Plymouth where visitation will continue one hour prior to the service. The Rev. Patrick Puglisi, pastor, will officiate.
Burial will follow in Bremen Cemetery.
Preferred memorial gifts in Connie’s name may be made to the Missionary Church Building Fund 1350 E. Jefferson St., Plymouth, IN 46563.