WAUKESHA

Constance A. ‘Connie’ Knight

March 8, 1920 - April 23, 2008

Constance A. "Connie" Knight of Waukesha died Wednesday, April 23, 2008, at LindenGrove Health Care Center at age 88. She was born March 8, 1920, in Markesan, the daughter of John and Evaline (nee Dahlke) Braskamp.

Connie graduated from Fond du Lac High School in 1937, then went on to attend Carroll College for two years. In her early years, she was very active in community service and church work. During the 1950s, Connie was a program leader for the Waukesha Park and Recreation Department’s "Tots" preschool program, followed by being an organizer and volunteer for the Golden Agers Program during the 1960s. She was also employed at the Boston Store for several years, and was a longtime member of Christ the Servant Lutheran Church in Waukesha.

Connie will be sadly missed by her son, Terry (Colleen) Knight of Rochester, Minn.; two grandchildren, Kelly Knight of Sacramento, Calif., and Shannon (Brent) Brankley of Rochester; two great-grandchildren, Evan and Alex Brankley; and her former husband, Raymond Knight.

She is preceded in death by one brother, Jack Braskamp, and her parents.

Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. until the 11 a.m. funeral service Monday, April 28, at Christ the Servant Lutheran Church, 2016 Center Road, Waukesha. The Rev. Rick Engen will preside. Graveside services will follow at Wisconsin Memorial Park, Brookfield.

Memorials may be made to the church (see address above).

For further information, please call Randle-Dable Funeral, Cremation and Preplanning Services at 547-4035, or go to www.waukeshafunerals.com for directions or to leave an online tribute.