Our beloved mother, grandmother, sister and friend passed away on October 28, 2023 at the age of 91. She was born in Salt Lake City, Utah to Joseph A. and Ruth Higham Saxey on April 12, 1932. She graduated from East High School, class of 1949.

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Connie married Theme (Tim) B. Schieving on June 4, 1949 in Salt Lake City, Utah, and later sealed in the Salt Lake Temple on March 23, 1953.

Connie worked at South Kearns Elementary School as a hot lunch lady for many years. She then worked as a dental assistant for Dr. Richard McKay until retiring in 1990.

Tim and Connie enjoyed traveling for 29 years in their fifth wheel trailer with their RV club the Beehive Roamers.

Connie is survived by her children: Christina (John) Simmons, Dennis, Kathlene Hopkins and Mark (Barbara), son in law Reinhard Franz, 17 grandchildren, 39 great grandchildren, 4 great-great grandchildren, brother Michael (Shirley) Saxey, sister Diane (Richard) Carling and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband Theme (Tim), daughter Sharon Franz, her parents, and her sister Gloria (David) Lord.

Connie’s family extends a special thank you to everyone at Carrington Court Assisted Living and Active Hospice for their kindness and compassion in caring for Connie these last few months.

A viewing for family and friends will be held on Tuesday, November 7, 2023 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at Larkin Mortuary, 260 E. South Temple, Salt Lake City, UT. Graveside services will be Wednesday, November 8th at 11:00 am at Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park, 3401 S. Highland Drive, Salt Lake City, UT.


Graveside Service

Wednesday, Nov. 08, 2023 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park
3401 S. Highland Drive
Salt Lake City, UT

Services Handled By

Larkin Mortuary
260 E South Temple
Salt Lake City, UT

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Christine Simmons

Post Date

Oct 30, 2023

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