|Constance McFarlane, 94|
|Written by TRF Times|
Greenbush - Constance A. McFarlane, 94, died at the Greenbush Community Nursing Home, following a brief illness, on November 20, 2004.
Funeral services were held on Tuesday, November 23 at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church of Greenbush, with Fa. Jeyapaul presiding. Interment was held at Blessed Sacrament Cemetery in Greenbush following services
Constance A. McFarlane was born September 5, 1910 in Day County, near Webster, S.D., to Joseph and Rosalia (Ewalt) Dolney.
Connie was baptized in the Catholic faith and moved with her family to Barto township near Greenbush, where she attended country school. She was confirmed in the Catholic faith at St. Aloysius Catholic Church in Leo and grew to womanhood in the Greenbush area. Connie was united in marriage to Charlie “Buster” McFarlane on October 29, 1932 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Badger and the two made their home and farmed in Barnett Township.
Buster and Connie moved into Greenbush in 1959. Buster died on April 3,1962 and Connie continued to make her home in Greenbush.
Connie was a long time member of Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in Greenbush and a Eucharistic Minister at the Greenbush Community Nursing Home.
She very much enjoyed quilting, baking, flower gardening, her word search puzzles and goldfish, crocheting and needlework. Connie took extreme pride in her family and was the focal point for her entire family.
Connie is survived by three daughters, BeauMondie (Samuel) Starren of Badger, Irene Weaver of Barstow, Calif., MaryAnn (Kenneth) Johnson of Greenbush; 18 grandchildren; 36 great-grandchildren and one great-great grandson; four sisters, Monica Mrzek, Della Womack, Betty Olson, Cecelia Adamski; one brother, Theodore Dolney; among many other relatives.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; one son, Wilfred; and twin daughters, Mary and Margaret in infancy; two brothers and four sisters; two son-in-laws; and one great-grandson.