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Constance Marjorie Reimbold

July 30, 1911 — May 17, 2016

Carbondale – Constance M. Reimbold, 104, passed away peacefully in her son’s home on Tuesday, May 17, 2016.

Connie was born on July 30, 1911 to Aloysius and Anna (Haas) Faulkner in Nauvoo. She married Henry E. Reimbold on June 17, 1936 in Nauvoo. He preceded her in death on December 7, 1992. They were married for 56 years.

She was a member of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, Carbondale, the St. Francis Heritage Club, and the Daughters of the American Revolution. After her education at Western Illinois Teacher’s College, her career began in one-room schools in Hancock County and she continued teaching throughout the Depression. She retired from teaching after her marriage in 1936 but year’s later applied her skills to help students in a resource center at Queen of Peach High School in Burbank.

Survivors include six sons, Robert and Betty, Richard and Irene, Edward and Barbara, Donald and Sandy, Patrick, and John and Shirley Reimbold; daughter, Kathryn and Jack Clemens; son-in-law Gus Casey; four sisters, Maxine Kokjohn, Ann Eibon, Jeanne Kiefer, and Rosemary and Dick Groene; 29 Grandchildren; 66 Great Grandchildren; 14 Great-Great Grandchildren. She is also preceded in death by her parents, one daughter, Mary Anne Casey, two brothers, and two sisters.

Services for Connie will be at 10:00 a.m., Monday, May 23, 2016 in St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, Carbondale, with Father Robert Flannery officiating. Burial will follow in Oakland Cemetery. Visitation will be held Sunday, May 22, 2016 from 5 to 8:00 p.m. at Meredith Funeral Home, Carbondale.

Memorials to the St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church and to Celtic Hospice are the preferred form of remembrance and will be accepted by Meredith Funeral Home.

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Sunday, May 22, 2016

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Monday, May 23, 2016

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303 South Poplar Street, Carbondale, IL 62901

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