Connie Marie Havens, age 56, of Loveland, CO passed away unexpectedly on July 19, 2021 in Olivia. The family is having a Celebration of Life on Sunday, July 25, 2021 at 3:00 p.m. at the Zeb Gray Park in Redwood Falls, MN.
She was born September 15, 1964 to Darrell and Carol (Jensen) Havens in St. Paul, MN. Connie was the youngest of three girls. She was baptized at House of Hope Presbyterian Church in St. Paul as an infant. She grew up on the West Side of St. Paul and attended Humboldt High School and later received her diploma.
Connie enjoyed spending time with her ten children and all of her grandchildren. She liked spending days at the lake with her family and riding 4x4 in the mountains. She recently moved to Colorado with her youngest daughter so she could be closer to her sister. Connie was a sweet and caring person, loved by many, and while she had ten children dozens more called her “mom”.
She was preceded in death by her father Darrell Havens; her mother Carol Dahl; sister Tammy Childress; and grandson Jeremy Darrell Dean Stark. She is survived by her children: Rebecca (Jeremy) Stark, Scott Lindner, Natasha Lindner, Charlene Johnson, Brianna Havens, Tawnee Smith, Shawnee Pugh, Hailey Pugh, Faith Pugh, and Alissa Havens; grandchildren: Preston, Aaliyah, Ashton, Jeremiah, Bryce, Jacob, Nicholas, Carolenah, Haidyn, Gracyn, Elijah, Quinn, McKenna, Kira, Kaesyn, and baby #16; and her sister Julie Juju (Rob) Rickels.
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