Constance K. Knutson, age 88, of Wisconsin Rapids, passed away Saturday, September 18, 2021 at Edenbrook Nursing Home in Wisconsin Rapids.
Services will be at 3:00 P.M. on Tuesday, September 21, 2021 at Herman-Taylor Funeral Home in Wisconsin Rapids. Visitation will be from 1:00 P.M. until the time of services on Tuesday at the funeral home.
Connie was born October 16, 1932 in Stevens Point, WI to John and Edna (Olson) Martin. She married Jerry Chapley, there marriage would later end in divorce. She married Willard “Bill” Knutson on August 24, 1971. He passed away on May 16, 2004.
Connie was very active in kinesiology for almost 50 years and also taught meditation classes at the local YMCA. She enjoyed painting and doing interior design work. Connie was an active reader. Although she didn’t love to cook, she made some of the best homemade jams and jellies.
Connie is survived by four children: Carlin (Peter) Johnson, Brook (Rick) Knutson, Brenda (Steve) Schmidt, and Brody (Deb) Knutson; six grandchildren: Clayton (Jennifer) Rasmussen, Elle (Kaleb Meyer) Schmidt, Nate (Jenny) Knutson, Ashley (William) Bethke, Jamie Chapley, and Nicole Chapley; three great-grandchildren: Jackson, Kaila, and Calin; and several nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her husband Bill; one son, Mark Chapley; two sisters, Yvonne Ricker and Karen Martin; and one brother, Jack Martin.
Herman-Taylor Funeral Home is honored to be assisting the family.
The family would like to thank the staff at Edenbrook for the excellent care she received while she was in their care.
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