2013-03-14 / Obituaries

Connie Cole

Connie Cole, 68, of Pillager died March 5, 2013, at the St. Cloud Hospital.

A memorial service was held March 8 from 1-3 p.m. at the Pillager Community


Arrangements were with the Brenny Funeral

Chapel, Baxter.

Connie was born August

29, 1944 in Britton, SD, to

Leonard and Lily (Brown) Anderson. She was united in marriage to Arnold, “Tiny” Cole on December

20, 1974. They made their home in Pillager. Connie enjoyed the outdoors and yard work. She liked to dance, crochet, embroider and play bingo. She was a proud co-founder of the

Pillager Fiddler’s Contest, which she and Arnie first organized in 1984.

Connie is survived by her husband; one sister, Edith (Ron) Colwill of

Sioux Falls, SD; two halfsisters, Pam Burchill and

Judy (Duane) Yetterboe; half-brother Gary (Jenn) Anderson; two nephews; one great-nephew; and two great-nieces.

She was preceded in death by her parents and one sister.


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