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David Lee Connett

David Lee Connett, 68, passed away on September 11, 2018 at Bishop Drumm Hospice Center due to a lost fight against a rare form of Lymphoma – Angiolymphoblastic T-Cell Lymphoma.

David was born August 20, 1950 in Des Moines, Iowa.  He is survived by his wife of 48 years of marriage to Edith E. Connett, 3 sons – Brian D. Connett (daughter-in-law Carrie L. Connett),

Craig Sr. and Jason.  Also, 2 grandchildren, Craig Jr. Connett and Isabella Connett.  Brothers, Carroll, William and Jerry.  Sisters, Karen and Janice.

Preceded in his death are his father Carroll A. Connett, mother Dorothy I. Connett (Lincoln), sister Barbara Hussman and brother-in-law Mike Marturello.

David worked 10 years at Massey Ferguson as a welder and became self-employed in fence and construction.  He was a self-taught drummer and enjoyed music, fishing, hunting,

playing poker  and cooking.  David enjoyed watching sports including the Chicago Cubs, Chicago Bears, Iowa Hawkeyes and Nascar.

He was very proud of his family.

A private ceremony will be held to celebrate his life.  In lieu of contributions, all may be directed to the family.

David is at peace now; loving Dad, Husband and Grandpa.


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