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Connie L. Stiles

September 22, 1939 — June 2, 2021

Connie (Osland) Stiles of Sioux City, IA passed away on Wednesday, June 2, 2021.

Services will be 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, June 8 with Visitation 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. at St. Olaf Lutheran Church in Walnut Grove, MN. Burial will be at Tracy City Cemetery in Tracy, MN.

Visitation in Sioux City will be 4:00 – 8:00 p.m., Friday, June 4, 2021 with Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m. at Christy-Smith Funeral Home, Morningside Chapel. Christy-Smith Funeral Homes, Morningside Chapel, handling the arrangements.

On-line condolences maybe left at www.christysmith.com

Connie (Osland) Stiles was born September 22, 1939 at home on the family farm in Jeffers, Minnesota, Cottonwood County to Carl and Martha (Warner) Osland.

She was baptized November 12, 1939 at Highwater Lutheran Church in Lamberton, MN and was confirmed at St. Olaf Lutheran Church July 11, 1954 in Walnut Grove, MN. She graduated from Walnut Grove High School in 1957. Furthering her education, she went to Union Hospital Nursing School in New Ulm, MN graduating in 1959. She worked at the Westbrook Hospital in Westbrook, MN until she was united in marriage to Daniel Stiles March 11, 1960 at St. Olaf Lutheran Church Walnut Grove, MN. To this union three daughters were born, Cindy, Lori and Jodi.

She worked at Tracy Hospital till Dan started his career with NCR in June 1962. They moved many times over the years but settled in Sioux City, IA in 1965 and have been there since. Connie worked part time at St. Luke’s Hospital. She enjoyed caring for her patients. Another thing she enjoyed & looked forward to was going to Women of Faith seminars with her daughters and sisters. Highlight of the year for ten years. She loved her flower gardens and vegetables. Enjoyed watching and feeding the birds, music was big part of her life playing piano & keyboard. Going to country music singers & Southern gospel shows.

Their eight grandchildren and one great-grandson were precious to her. She enjoyed babysitting and caring for them over the years. They enjoyed spending summers at their cabin at Lake Buchanan in Minnesota, going boating, fishing and entertaining family and friends for 30 years.

Connie is survived by her husband, Daniel Stiles of Sioux City, Iowa; daughter, Cindy (Doug) Carlson of Omaha, Nebraska; their children, Jacob (Chelsea) Carlson and son, Charlie, Victoria, Grace, and Callie; daughter, Lori Ketchelos of Sioux City; her children, Daniel and Marcus; daughter, Jodi (Tom) Bosley of Sioux City, Iowa; their children, Braden and Beau; brother, Myron Osland; three sisters, Margie (Larry) Fischer, Judy (Rev. John) Folkerds, and Twilia (Doug) Keltscher; sister-in-law, Nancy Osland; special nephew, Jimmy Pommier; and many other nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Carl and Martha Osland; brother, Virgil Osland; and sister-in-law, Alice Osland.
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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Friday, June 4, 2021

4:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Christy-Smith Funeral Homes - Morningside Chapel

1801 Morningside Avenue, Sioux City, IA 51106

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Prayer Service

Friday, June 4, 2021

Starts at 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

Christy-Smith Funeral Homes - Morningside Chapel

1801 Morningside Avenue, Sioux City, IA 51106

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Funeral

Tuesday, June 8, 2021

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

St. Olaf Lutheran Church

, Walnut Grove, MN 56180

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