East Lawn Funeral Home & Memorial Gardens

1102 Airport Road, Bloomington, IL


Connie Sue Netherton

January 22, 1948July 20, 2020
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Connie Sue (Redding) Netherton, daughter of Henry Redding and Ilene (Petersen) Redding of Colfax, IL , was born on January 22, 1948, in Bloomington, IL. She graduated from Octavia High School in 1966. She was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Bloomington,IL. She married the love of her life, Mickey (Mick) A. Netherton of Fairbury, IL on December 5, 1970. This December they would have shared their 50th year of happiness together as husband and wife. Connie and Mick started their life together living in Bloomington, IL. Connie worked at the old Brittney Restaurant in Bloomington for several years before becoming a stay at home mom. Later, the family moved to Rockford, IL then to Prospect Heights, IL before retiring and moving back to Normal IL. In addition to spending time with family, Connie loved to play golf, and be with close friends who were an extension of her family. She was preceded in death by her father and mother, Henry and Ilene Redding. Her beautiful life will be forever cherished by her husband Mick, their 4 children, Brian Netherton of Grand Rapids, MI, Denise (Greg) Madala of Racine, WI, Todd (Nancy) Netherton of Waukegan, IL and Park Netherton of Waupaca, WI. Connie cherished the lives and time spent with her four grandchildren Britani (Sam) D’Alie , Rachele (Edward) Perez, Taylor (Luis) Rodriguez and Travis Netherton. Connie was also blessed and loved her eight great grandchildren BrookLyn, Jaxon, Izabella and Paisley D’Alie, Amiyah, Aisjah and Michael Perez and McKenzie Rodriguez. Connie is also survived by her two loving and devoted sisters Judy (Francis) Holmes and Jo Ann (Terry) Kelly along with niece Kristen and nephews Brandon and Ryan, their spouses and their children along with numerous cousins. Connie enjoyed spending every minute she could with family. Connie was also fortunate to have several lifelong friends that include her high school friends, who still meet for lunch regularly, her very special American Family friends, her friends from the Bloomington Moose Lodge and numerous long time family friends. She treasured all of her friendships. There will be a public visitation on Thursday, July 30 from 10:00am - 12:00pm at East Lawn Funeral Home in Bloomington, IL following Covid-19 protocols. A private memorial and burial will follow immediately after visitation. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Moose Heart, in her honor.


  • Henry Redding, Father (deceased)
  • Ilene (Petersen) Redding, Mother (deceased)
  • Mickey (Mick) A. Netherton, Husband
  • Brian Netherton, Son
  • Denise Madala (Greg), Daughter
  • Todd Netherton (Nancy), Son
  • Park Netherton, Son
  • Britani D'Alie (Sam), Grandchild
  • Rachele Perez (Edward), Grandchild
  • Taylor Rodriguez (Luis), Grandchild
  • Travis Netherton, Grandchild
  • Brooklyn D'Alie, Great Grandchild
  • Jaxon D'Alie, Great Grandchild
  • Izabella D'Alie, Great Grandchild
  • Paisley D'Alie, Great Grandchild
  • Amiyah Perez, Great Grandchild
  • Aisjah Perez, Great Grandchild
  • Michael Perez, Great Grandchild
  • McKenzie Rodriguez, Great Grandchild
  • Judy Holmes (Francis), Sister
  • JoAnn Kelly (Terry), Sister
  • Connie is also survived by niece Kristen and nephews Brandon and Ryan, their spouses and their children along with numerous cousins.

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  • Visitation

    Thursday, July 30, 2020


Connie Sue Netherton

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Donna Sands

July 27, 2020

My thoughts and prayers with the Netherton family!

Former classmate and forever friend of Mick . Connie indeed a beautiful angel.

Velma cox kerber

July 27, 2020

Connie good friend from 7th grade until now so many good times memories we laughed told jokes and cried. Kerber and netherton were family. My heart hurts will miss and love connie

Gary Hammer

July 26, 2020

Mick and Family, we were so sorry to hear about Connie. It was always great to chat with both of you at American Family functions. Rest in God’s peace, Connie. And God’s peace to all of you during this time.

Barb & Paul Pickett

July 26, 2020

Mick and family you have our deepest sympathy.. we remember all the good times with Connie and Mick at the Bloomington Moose during football season especially!!! BEARS VS COLTS

From the Colts fans from Florida

Marlene & Bob Dewey

July 25, 2020

Our heartfelt sympathy to the family. Last year Connie attended my parents’ 70th wedding anniversary and I had a great visit with her, such a thoughtful person. Love & hugs to all!

Mike Herrin

July 24, 2020

To a friend and classmate she will be mi@ed by all. Sincere condolences to Mick and family.

mike Herrin

July 24, 2020

To a good friend and former classmate a caring person and will be missed by all. My sincere condolences to Mick and family.

Linda Hagar

July 24, 2020

My deepest sympathies to the family. I have so many fond memories of our times together!!

Linda Hagar

Chuck and Linda White

July 24, 2020

We are so sorry to hear that the Lord has called Connie home so soon. We will always cherish our memories of Connie and her wonderful personality. We really enjoyed your visit with us in Arizona. We hold your family in our hearts at this time of sadness.

Stella Dunlap

July 24, 2020

Mick and family so sorry to hear about Connie. It goes back many years for me and Mick and Connie. Prayers for the whole family.


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