Constance “Connie” Pietz

Dates

January 12, 1944 - March 11, 2021

Obituary

Constance “Connie” Pietz, 77, of Mitchell, SD, died peacefully at home surrounded by her family on Thursday, March 11, 2021 under hospice care. A celebration of life will be held at a later date. Arrangements by Bittner Funeral Chapel.

Constance “Connie” Lynn Pietz was bom on January 12, 1944 to William and Rita (Engels) Pietz in Parkston, SD. She attended Sacred Heart School through 8th grade and graduated from Parkston High School in 1962.

Connie waitressed at Courts cafe, was a cashier at Red Owl and Sunshine, and worked at M & H for 21 years. She retired 7 years ago. She absolutely loved visiting with all people. One of Connie's goals in life was to make people smile. She enjoyed baking, reading, sudoku, tending to her flower garden and spending time with her family.

Grateful for having shared her life are her children, Wayne (Mary) Johnson, Sioux Falls, SD and Jolynn (Stewart) Hanson, Mitchell; grandchildren, Crystal Hanson & partner Steve (Skip), Sioux Falls, SD, Jordan (Emily) Hanson, Mitchell, SD, Marissa (Jordan) Schanzenbach, Sioux Falls, SD, Aaron Johnson (girlfriend Katy) Sioux Falls, SD; former spouse, Ken Johnson, Sioux Falls, SD; and an abundance of friends and extended family.

She is preceded in death by her parents, brother, Billy, and partner of 33 years, Earl Giedd.


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Cemetery

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Posted by Dawn Hanson on March 17, 2021
Connie was such a sweetheart & I am so sad for you all❤
Posted by Linda Mueller on March 16, 2021
Your mom was so fun to work with. I can still see her in that wonderful Red Owl smock. My sympathy to you and yours! She will be missed
Posted by Linda Mueller on March 16, 2021
Your mom was so fun to work with. I can still see her in that wonderful Red Owl smock. My sympathy to you and yours! She will be missed
Posted by Laurie Cooper on March 15, 2021
Jo and family, so sorry for the loss of your mother. Always loved seeing your mom and her infectious smile. Loved visiting with both her and Earl. Condolences to you all.
Posted by Bryan & Jenna Doorn on March 15, 2021
So sorry for your loss. Sending prayers to all of.
Posted by Mary Freeman on March 14, 2021
I have known Connie and Earl too for many years. Connie always had a smile and certainly brightened everyone's day. Our sympathy to her family.
Posted by Mary Maxwell on March 13, 2021
I knew your Mom since we were together in kindergarten and then at Sacred Heart Grade School. Knew her family well too and often had sleepovers at their house. We graduated together at Parkston High School, but life takes us all in different directions and haven't seen her in a long time although our class had hoped to have a reunion last summer that COVID cancelled and she was planning to attend, My sympathies to all if y ou
Posted by Mary Kummer on March 12, 2021
Jolynn, so sorry about your mom. Sending thoughts and prayers to you and your family.
Posted by Vicky Hohn on March 12, 2021
So sorry for your loss sending prayers. She will be missed
Posted by Cindy unruh on March 12, 2021
Jo, so sorry to hear about your mom. Prayers for you and your family.
Posted by Lynnette on March 12, 2021
Jolynn & Family and Wayne & Family, my deepest sympathies to all of you. Sending prayers your way...
Posted by Vicki Hansen on March 12, 2021
Jolynn and family, my deepest sympathies. Connie had a beautiful soul and the warmest of smiles. Cherish your wonderful memories and hold them close to your heart. Prayers of comfort in the days ahead.
Posted by Kathy Walz on March 12, 2021
Jolynn, Wayne and family. So sorry for your loss. The world has lost a beautiful soul, anyone who knew her was so blessed as she was one in a million. God be with you all.
Posted by Jeanette & Don Jones on March 12, 2021
So sorry for your loss. I have known Connie for a long time. She was a great fun person to be around.
Posted by Vicky Brooks Bailey on March 12, 2021
So sad, Connie was a bright light in any day. Prayers for all & God bless🙏🏼
Posted by Wes Pierson on March 12, 2021
So sorry about your loss. I remember her well at M&H with that welcome smile.
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