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Constance Sorg

Constance Lynn "Connie" Sorg (Baayen)

Sunday, August 26th, 1951 - Saturday, October 3rd, 2020
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Constance “Connie” L. Sorg, 69, of Independence, IA died on Saturday October 3, 2020 at her home in Independence, IA following a long illness.

Connie was born on August 26, 1951 in Eldon, IA the daughter of Alden C. and Wanda L. (Johnston) Baayen. She was a 1969 graduate of Cardinal High School in Eldon, IA. She attended the University of Northern Iowa and graduated with a Bachelor of Education Degree from Parsons College in Fairfield, IA. Shortly after graduating Connie accepted a position in the Independence Community Schools as an Elementary Art Teacher. There she used her love of art to teach hundreds of children for over thirty-six years. In 2005 she was awarded the honor of Teacher of the Year by the Independence Area Chamber of Commerce. On July 22, 1978 she married Richard M. Sorg at the First Presbyterian Church in Independence. Together they raised two children and passed on their love and kindness to their neighbors, and friends.

She is survived by her husband of forty-two years, Rick Sorg, Independence, IA her children Jake (Tara) Sorg, North Liberty, IA and Megan (Luke) Hartke, Grimes, IA, her grandchildren, Lucy and Leo Sorg, a brother Craig (Sandy ) Baayen, Ottumwa, IA, a sister-in-law, Susie (Shane) Bevans, Winthrop, IA, and many nieces and nephews.

Connie is preceded in death by her parents, Alden and Wanda Baayen, a brother Mark Baayen, father-in-law Murray Sorg, mother-in-law Elva Sorg, and a brother-in-law Randy Sorg .

A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. The Reiff Family center is assisting the family with arrangements.

In lieu of flowers donations to may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association 225 N. Michigan Ave., Fl. 17, Chicago, IL 60601, or to Cedar Valley Hospice 801 1st St E, Independence, IA 50644
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Corinne / Corky

Posted at 02:28pm
“ Sir Richard”, family and friends of Connie. I have thought of you many times since the LEO party you attended. A gentle, kind, talented soul was the opinion I had of your sweet friend , mother, and wife. We had plans to share times and sadly the time went by ; . The hope and prayers remained .
I don’t know if you were aware that Jay died on August 1, 2018 . He, like Connie had suffered far too much and far too long. I understand every
emotion you will go through , and certainly some days are harder than others. Too too , too many loved ones we have lost before they got to become that “ ripe Ol’ age”, too many that parents had to say goodbye to . Just want you to know the group of friends from IC will hold you in our hearts , and know that the line of communication and the doors will always be open . Some day, at some point, I would cherish the opportunity to talk and , perhaps share laughter. Trust me , Richard, you will feel her presence and your heart and mind will smile. You will likely feel sadness, but joy and gratitude that YOU and YOUR FAMILY MEMBERS, FRIENDS were the fortunate ones to share cherished memories. Peace be unto you .
Corinne Joslyn / aka “ Corky “ Palmer
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Rosemary Millard

Posted at 03:22pm
Rick, Jacob, Megan and family.
Connie was a great asses to the Independence schools. Always had projects to share of students art work.
Referred to me as Mona Lisa. On several occasions.
Cherish all her memories. She is at peace .
Rosemary Millard
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Terry & Pegg Clinton

Posted at 11:31am
Sorg family, so sorry for your loss. Glad Connie has been released from this earth to a life with no more pain but so sorry for what you have to go through.
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Liz Kilgard

Posted at 10:10pm
Connie was a great art teacher. Always willing to help classroom teachers enhance their teaching by adding relevant art projects To their lessons. So sorry to hear of her death. Liz Kilgard.
MB

Mary Jean Blaisdell

Posted at 10:07pm
Connie was a thoughtful and caring individual and teacher. She shared her art gift with students for many years and I'm glad to have worked with her.
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