Bom-Wrapper

Constance Koerin

Constance Koerin

Recommend this to your friends.
Share via:

Sign in to the Family Interactive Login

The Family Interactive feature enhances An Amazing Life. Authorized family members can securely access their loved one's memorial website settings at any time.

Share Book of Memories with a Friend

Please enter the name and email details so that we can send your friend a link to the online tribute. No names or addresses will be collected by using this service.

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

To share your memory on the wall of Constance Koerin, sign in using one of the following options:

Sign in with Facebook

OR

Sign in with your email address

Your condolence has been posted successfully

Provide comfort for the family by sending flowers or planting a tree in memory of Constance Koerin

No Thanks

Contact Funeral Home

Please enter your question or comment below:

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

Constance's Tribute Fund


  •  Full Name
  •  Initials
  •  Anonymous
By continuing, you agree with the terms and privacy policy.

Constance's Tribute Fund

There may be a delay while processing. Please do not click the back button or refresh while a payment is processing.
Send Flowers
Guaranteed hand delivery by a local florist

Obituary

Constance Ann Koerin, 73, of Leavenworth, died Monday, May 10, 2021, at home with her loving husband by her side.

She entered this world April 8, 1948, the first child of Anthony and Elizabeth (Michael) Hiller.

Constance grew up on a farm just outside of Bellwood, Neb., where she helped tend to the garden, animals and other humans. Connie, as most knew her, was the oldest of nine children. She served as a role model, a nurturing caretaker, a confidante, a counselor and a mentor to her younger siblings.

Connie was an excellent student and flourished in her academic pursuits. She completed her bachelor’s degree in chemistry at Creighton University. She went on to pursue a nursing degree and worked in many specialties throughout her career including pulmonary, hospice and cardiac rehab care.

Daughter, sister and nurse were just some of the roles that Connie played during her lifetime. She added spouse to the list on May 4, 1996, when she married Philip Alan Koerin at Ft. Leavenworth, Kan. Connie and Phil walked many miles together on volksmarches, which is how they first met. They discovered many shared interests over time including travel, good food and good company. The two celebrated their 25th anniversary this year.

Connie was a lover of books, gardening, cats and family. She was independent, strong and very capable. She had many dear friends. One of Connie’s greatest exploits was hiking from the rim of the Grand Canyon to the river and back out again with a group of those friends. As Connie’s health declined, she appreciated the support of friends, family and her community.

While Connie did not have children of her own, she played the role of “cool aunt” to her nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews long before that was even a thing. Whether it was reading a story, watching a sporting event, listening to a concert or going on a fishing trip, Connie was always up for an adventure. She had a way of making you feel special and seen. And in great acts of noble courage, she let her siblings’ children pile into her hatchback or her mini-van and helped create joyful memories for them.

Connie loved dessert and one of her greatest hopes was that there were sweets in heaven. May you rest in sweet peace - dear wife, sister, aunt, great aunt and friend.

She is survived by her husband, Philip Koerin of Leavenworth, Kan.; sisters, Kate Shoemaker of Yankton, S.D., Jeanne Blaalid of Mitchell, S.D., Beth Svoboda of St. Paul, Neb., Peg Hiller of Mitchell, S.D., Lori Meusch of Bellwood, Neb., and Janet Delgado of Baldwin City, Kan.; a brother, Chuck Hiller of Lincoln, Neb.; many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews and her close friends, Linda Enlow, Paula Musgrave and Kirsten McBride.

Connie is preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Michael Hiller.

A visitation will be from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, May 21, 2021, at the R.L. Leintz Funeral Home. A funeral mass and burial will be held at the Mariette Church in Nebraska. Memorials may be made to the Leukemia Society in her memory.
Read Less

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Constance Koerin, please visit our Heartfelt Sympathies Store.

Sign Up for Notifications

Receive notifications about information and event scheduling for Constance

Service Details

There are no events scheduled. You can still show your support by sending flowers directly to the family, or planting a memorial tree in memory of Constance Koerin.

Condolences

We encourage you to share your most beloved memories of Constance here, so that the family and other loved ones can always see it. You can upload cherished photographs, or share your favorite stories, and can even comment on those shared by others.

No video recorded.

Private Condolence
Flowers
Provide comfort for the family of Constance Koerin by sending flowers.
Guaranteed hand delivery by a local florist
HS

Heartfelt Sympathies Store

Posted at 04:19pm
Our thoughts and prayers are with you. With love from Suzi and family.
Flower Image

Flowers were purchased for the family of Constance Koerin. Send Flowers

SZ

S and J Zoellner

Posted at 07:22pm
Phil,
May the many memories you and Connie built over the years provide some solace during this most difficult time. We were saddened to hear of your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time.

Sharon and John Zoellner

Kathy Pelan

Posted at 09:38am
Jeanne Hiller Ballaid a classmate of mine. So sorry for the loss of your sister. We will be thinking of you and your family at this time. Our prayers for the strength of Jesus in your lives at your time of sorrow. Sincerely Jim and Kathy Kuhnel Pelan
HS

Heartfelt Sympathies Store

Posted at 05:45pm
Sent with love and remembrance,
Flower Image

Flowers were purchased for the family of Constance Koerin. Send Flowers

AA

Aquinas Alumni

Posted at 10:03am
We were saddened to hear about Constance. Please know that you are all in our thoughts and prayers.
The Aquinas Alumni Association
Loading...

Photos & Videos

Photo Album

Upload up to 10 images at a time, max 8MB each
Share by: