Connie's Story

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Connie Lee Manville, age 69, of Traverse City, passed away Monday, Aug. 28, 2017 at her home in the loving care of her family. Connie was born on May 8, 1948 in Traverse City.
Connie grew up in Traverse City and graduated from St. Francis High School in 1966. After graduating from high school Connie soon went to work for Essex in Traverse City as an operator.
In 1972 Connie married John Allen Manville in Traverse City. Together Connie and John built the home they currently reside in. They loved taking their family camping at Fisherman's Cove in Charlevoix. Connie was an avid hunter and loved to fish; they often had family fish fries, which always concluded with a good game of poker amongst everyone in the family. Connie also loved going to the casino, watching Tigers baseball and two-tracking with her husband, John.
Connie is survived by her husband, John A. Manville; daughter, Patricia (Robert) Lung; granddaughter, Katya Lingg; sister, Diane (Dan) Weaver; brother, Don Morse; brother-in-law, Dan (Roseanne) Manville; and sisters-in-law, Marsha (Dick) Lamie and Donna (Daryl) Poff. Connie is also survived by many nieces and nephews.
Connie was preceded in death by her parents, Anne and Roy Morse; mother-in-law, Roberta Manville; father-in-law, William "Jack" Manville; and brother-in-law, William "Bill" Manville.
A visitation for Connie will take place from 4 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017 at the Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home. A memorial service will take place at 11 a.m., with visitation one hour prior, on Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017, at Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home. Father Benjamin Rexroat will officiate.
The family asks that memorial contributions be directed to the American Cancer Society, 129 S. Jefferson St. SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503; or the Cherryland Humane Society, 1750 Ahlberg Road, Traverse City, MI 49686.
Please share a memory with the family by visiting Connie's tribute page found at www.reynolds-jonkhoff.com.
The Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home and Cremation Services is serving the family.
Published on September 3, 2017
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