Connie Marie Fleener of Moscow died at her home Saturday, July 17, 2021. She was 61.
Connie was born June 7, 1960 at Milwaukie, Wisconsin to Jerry A. Dean, Jr. and Alice Edith (Drake) Dean. The family moved to Kellogg, Idaho when Connie was seven years old. She attended school there, graduating from Kellogg High School where she was a cheerleader. She then attended the University of Idaho where she graduated with a bachelor’s degree.
Connie worked with Trio Programs and was with Upward Bound for 18 years, working with Isabelle Bond.
She and Phillip Louis “Banjo” Fleener were married at the Moscow Nazarene Church on March 3, 1990, and they made Moscow their home. Connie began her career with Edward D. Jones as Branch Office Administrator, first with Bryan Hanson and later, Jay Mlazgar, and was working until only days before her death.
Over the years Connie was involved with the Campfire program, a member of the Eagles Lodge, attended the Moscow Church of the Nazarene, as well as St. Mark’s Episcopal Church with her mother. Connie will be remembered for continual help for others and helping to “raise” many children of ours, and surrounding communities. She also always enjoyed her “Women’s Weekend” group and friends.
Connie is survived by her husband, Phil, and sons,
Shayne (Jami) Dean of Moscow and their children, Taeler, Tukker, Kylah, Alexander, Mikah
and Zac (Nicole) Fleener of Lewiston and their daughter, Miranda
Also by her mother, Alice Dean of Moscow, along with her sisters, Tammy Robinson (Dale) and Annette Trimble all of Moscow, and her brothers, JJ Dean of Moscow and Jeff (Juanita) Dean in Colfax
In addition remain her in-laws, Craig (Carol) Fleener of Palouse, Tim (Shelly) Fleener of Plummer and Dustin (Jessica) Fleener of Moscow.
A memorial service will be held at 1:00 P.M. Saturday, July 31st at the Moscow Church of the Nazarene. A reception and time of remembering for the family will follow at the Viola Community Center.
The family suggests memorials be made to Seattle Children's Hospital and/or Sacred Heart (Spokane)
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