Constance Colleen Condray, 91, died Wednesday, December 11, 2019, in Shawnee, OK. She was born to the late Milburn and Lucille Sanford Condray, December 6, 1928, in Estella, OK. Most of her childhood was spent helping on the Craig county family ranch, the Lazy A. After graduation from White Oak High School, Vinita, OK, she began working for Southwestern Bell Telephone Company, in Miami, OK. Connie moved to Wichita, KS, shortly after, continuing to work for “Ma Bell” until her retirement in 1982. Connie loved gardening, and spent many post retirement years doing lawn and flower bed care for friends. She also donated significant time and work to Episcopal Social Services Venture House. Connie moved to Primrose Retirement Community, Shawnee in 2018, to be closer to family.
She is survived by three generations of nieces and nephews, their partners, spouses, children, and grandchildren, as well as a multitude of friends.
The family extends their gratitude to the staff of Primrose Retirement and Assisted Living Community and Heartland Hospice of Shawnee, OK, and Wichita, KS for their attentiveness and care.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Heartland Hospice of Shawnee, 2802 N. Kickapoo, Shawnee, OK, 74801, or Sweet Emergency Fund c/o KU Wichita Medical Practice Association, 1010 N. Kansas, Suite 3034C, Wichita, KS, 67214.
A memorial service will be held at St John’s Episcopal Church, Wichita, KS. The time and date to be announced.