Constance “Connie” Newman
Constance “Connie” Newman died peacefully on October 27, 2021. She was born in Fond du Lac on June 29, 1936- the daughter of the late Elmer and Lydia (Haberman) Homuth. She was a 1954 graduate of Fond du Lac High School. She attended St. Olaf College in Minnesota and Sacramento State before earning her Bachelor’s Degree from Ripon College in 1960.
Connie married John W. Newman of Brooklyn, New York on December 23, 1956. He preceded her in death on November 14, 2010. They had two sons- Matthew (Sabine) of Germany and Luke (Ginnette) of Fond du lac.
Connie worked on the Fond du Lac Public Library Bookmobile for many years. She had been a volunteer at Act Two and Just Fare. She as an active member of Church of Our Saviour, where she had served as a lector and was a member of Tabitha Circle. She was also a member of Light House Investors.
She is survived by her sons and six grandchildren, Anna, Sarah, Michel, Katerina, Olivia, and Ava; three great-grandchildren, Minka, Lliam, and Viktor. Other survivors are her brothers, Dan (Paula) Homuth of Fond du Lac and Fred Homuth of New Mexico; brother-in-law, Gerald Thompson of Minnesota and many nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held at Church of Our Saviour, 363 S Main St, in Fond du Lac on Saturday, October 30, from 9:00-10:45 AM, memorial service at 11:00 AM, immediately followed by a luncheon. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Church of Our Saviour or the Fond du Lac Public Library.