Claire DeVonne “Connie” Wims, 82, formerly of Fairfax, died Sunday, June 5, 2011, at Heritage Nursing and Rehab Center after a courageous battle with Alzheimer’s disease. Services were held June 9 at Teahen Funeral Home by Pastor Jim Coyle. Burial was at Linwood Cemetery.
Connie is locally survived by her half-brother, Jack Hardin of Swisher.
Claire DeVonne Hardin was born Sept. 5, 1928, in Cedar Rapids, daughter of Ralph and Beulah (Moyer) Hardin. Connie married William “Hap” Wims on Jan. 14, 1950, in Rock Island, Ill. They spent their married life in Fairfax where Connie relished being a homemaker, wife and mother.
Memorials may be directed to the Alzheimer’s Association.
Online condolences may be made at www.teahenfuneralhome.com.