Connie Ione Hensrud was born on January 9, 1957 at McVille, ND the daughter of Elroy Hensrud and Ethel (Adams) Hensrud Brosz. She was raised and educated in Devils Lake, attending Central High School. She was an accomplished batonist in high school.
Connie lived and worked in the Devils Lake area for many years until health issues forced her to retire. Connie worked various jobs to support her daughters including 10 plus years with REM.
Connie loved the outdoors; horseback riding, rodeos, animals, camping and fishing. She enjoyed travel and did travel to almost every state. She felt blessed to have been able to share all of these adventures with her children and the love of her life, Donnie Keifat.
Connie’s daughters were her number one priority. She loved them with all her heart and she was a loving, caring grandmother to her precious grandchildren. Mom, we love you and we will miss you so much.
Connie is survived by her beautiful daughters Alexis Durbin, Dallas TX, Kelli (Aaron) Zacher, Devils Lake ND, Hayley (fiancé Cainen Kouba) Dauphinais, West Fargo ND and Paige Dauphinias, Fargo ND; grandchildren Dane Durbin, Keiarra Durbin, Kaleb Keating, Kora Zacher: Abbigail Kouba: Issabel Dauphinais; brothers Lance Hensrud, Wyoming and Les Hensrud, Cando ND; many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, brother Wayne Hensrud and life-partner Donnie Keifat.
Funeral Services for Connie will be on Saturday, October 2, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. at the Gilbertson Funeral Home, Devils Lake with Reverend Mr. Ken Severinson officiating. Connie will be laid to rest in the Devils Lake Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home on Saturday from 9:00 a.m. until time of service.