Visitation: Monday, March 1, 2021, 5:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M., Peterson Mortuary, 212 S. Locust Street, Glenwood, Iowa.
Services: Tuesday, March 2, 2021, 11:00 A.M., Peterson Mortuary, 212 S. Locust Street, Glenwood, Iowa.
Connie Rae (Jewell) McVay, 76 of Glenwood, Iowa formerly of Henderson, Iowa and Modale, Iowa passed away surrounded by her family on February 25, 2021 in Glenwood. She was born March 12, 1944 in Council Bluffs, Iowa to James Kenneth “Bud” and Bessie (Scott) Jewell.
Connie was united in marriage to Delbert Lee McVay on December 23, 1961 in Red Oak, Iowa. To this union four children were born, Mark, Mike, Matt and Mara. Connie went back to college at the same time her son Mike was attending. She earned her Associate’s Degree in Sociology utilizing her skills as a consultant at the Glenwood Resource Center and Con Agra. Connie was a devoted Christian and lay speaker at several churches and care facilities throughout the years. She enjoyed attending tractor pulls, swimming at The Y, cooking and eating good food. Her greatest joy was her family, especially her grandchildren.
Preceding Connie in passing were her parents, husband, granddaughter AnneMarie McVay, sisters Patsy Jewell, Marilyn Ricker and Diana Jewell. Survivors include her children Mark (Nancy) McVay of Glenwood, Iowa; Mike (Diana) McVay of Sioux City, Iowa; Matt (Tracy) McVay of Ladson, South Carolina; Mara (Antawn) Hunt of Glenwood, Iowa; 12 grandchildren 15 great-grandchildren, sister Beverly Jewell of Glenwood, Iowa; sister-in-law Bev (Carroll) Duysen of Emerson, Iowa; extended relatives and friends.
Interment, Glenwood Cemetery, Glenwood, Iowa.
Memorials may be directed to the family.