Connie R. Rowell, age 72 of Nebraska City; formerly Brownville, NE passed away on July 31, 2015 at Duff’s Friendship Villa in Nebraska City.

Connie was born on March 22, 1943 in Auburn, NE; the daughter of Victor Purdy and Bernice Mae (Vice) Rowell.  She graduated from Nemaha High School with the Class of 1962.

She worked at Pamida in Auburn, NE for some 30 years.

She is survived by three siblings:  Wilbur Rowell and wife Roma of Kansas City, MO; Gene Rowell of Omaha, NE and Catherine Michon of Nebr. City; many nieces and nephews; other family and friends.

Connie was preceded in death by her parents and four siblings:  Delmar Rowell, Nelda Moore, Donna Carter and Marlin Rowell.

A Celebration of Life Visitation with the family will be held on Saturday, August 8, 2015 from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Gude Mortuary in Nebraska City.

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Gude Mortuary in Nebr. City is in charge of the arrangements