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Connie Rae (Jewell) McVay

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.

12 Condolences

  • June Maddocks Posted February 26, 2021 10:31 pm

    I have known Connie for a long time, she will be missed by many. My condolences to each one of her children and their families that she held close to her heart. RIP Connie..

  • Carol Hurst Posted February 27, 2021 9:57 am

    I am so very sorry for your loss. Connie was so kind and fun to be with and generous of her time for others. I will be forever grateful for her helping me with my mom and her genuine kindness. We were so Blessed to share special times with her and her beautiful granddaughter Anne Marie. I know they are together once again and cherishing Gods loveI I also have great memories of our times together in church and 4H. I will be out of town and am so sorry I can’t be there but know I will be thinking of you all and keeping you in our prayers.

  • Rick & Kathy Lunn Posted February 27, 2021 1:29 pm

    So sorry to hear about Connie’s passing. One of the nicest person I have ever known. Everyone that knew her were blessed.

  • Kurt Powles Posted February 27, 2021 3:15 pm

    I loved that women.

  • Charlene Johnson Posted February 27, 2021 6:41 pm

    Our deepest sympathies to the family. Connie was a special lady indeed.
    Gary and Charlene Johnson

  • Eldon Prax Posted March 1, 2021 9:01 am

    Prayers of comfort to the McVay Family.

  • LaVerne and Pam Obrecht Posted March 1, 2021 12:10 pm

    Connie will be remembered as a long time involvement in 4-H as a parent, leader, and Co fair sheep show. May she rest in peace with the time she shared with other peoplr.

  • Staci Shearer Posted March 1, 2021 12:32 pm

    Connie and I served on the same ministerial circuit several years ago. She was a beautiful woman who was passionate about her ministry. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Staci

  • Charlene Coffey Posted March 1, 2021 4:25 pm

    Connie was a great lady, and will most certainly be missed by all of us who knew her. Prayers to her family.

  • Jody Parks Posted March 9, 2021 12:23 pm

    Our thoughts and prayers are with the family. Always enjoyed talking to her. Jody & Richard Parks

  • Gidget Barrett Posted March 12, 2021 2:21 am

    It was a pleasure taking care you when your were in my cottage you will be missed dearly condolences to the family

  • Tony Bales Posted April 2, 2021 11:17 am

    Our Condolences and prayers our with the family at this difficult time.

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