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Connie Joan Lehman

August 18, 1939February 18, 2021

Connie Joan Roe Lehman, 81, passed away on Thursday, February 18, 2021 at her residence. She was born on August 18, 1939 to the late Lloyd Allen Roe and Amelia Maxine Williams Roe in Decatur, Indiana. Connie’s life can be described as a life well lived. She was a devoted daughter, wife, mother and grandmother. She loved the Lord, her family and friends. She was a compassionate, caring person who never knew a stranger and always thought of others first. She delighted in sharing her spiritual gifts of Encouragement, Faith, Giving and Hospitality. To know Connie, was to love her. Connie is survived by her husband of 63 years, Bernerd Lehman of the home; daughter, Shaun Rogers and husband Bill of FL; sons, Todd Lehman of FL, Rick Lehman and husband Chris Grimes of CA; grandchildren, Dustin Michael Lehman, Nicholas Rogers, Jessica Rogers; great grandchildren, Beckett Rogers, and Logan Heinlein. Connie’s family will hold a private Celebration of Life to honor her unique and beautiful life.

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Debbie Petras

March 7, 2021

I met Connie in the late 1970s. We were going through a modeling course and she asked me for coffee after our class. I had been brought up in the Christian faith and accepted Jesus as my personal Savior as a child. But I had wandered. She shared her faith and we became friends. One day when I was at her home, her pastor stopped by and I met him. I found out he was divorced. He was so nice and invited me to church. I had been divorced and thought I would not be welcome at church. I took him up on his offer and began attending church with Connie and Bernie.

My life changed slowly as I grew and began to read my Bible. I invited my parents and sister to church and they all became members. I even went on a mission trip to Haiti. But my life was still entangled in sin. I had the opportunity to move across the country for a job. Over the next few years, I finally surrendered my all to the Lord. I am now walking with Him.

Connie was the one who started this process. The Lord used her in a might way to impact my life for eternity. I am very grateful and will miss her. But I look forward to our reunion in heaven.

Sharon Boggs

March 2, 2021

Connie and I met in the early eighties. We were in a fashion show together ( one of many). I was going through some problems and was drawn to share my burden with Connie, a God thing in more ways than one! We have been close friends since. Connie and Bernie even introduced John and me. She shaped my life in wonderful ways that I could not begin to express. We would laugh and cry together, share and encourage each other. She is with our Lord now and we are left with beautiful memories. I love you Connie, we will met again❤.

Dustin Michael Lehman

March 1, 2021

My Grandmother was the sweetest person I knew. She had a love for Jesus like no other. She was unique in every way possible. Every person that walked into her life, she left her footprint. I will never forget the time when we were driving up the mountains when I was a young child and my ears started popping, as I was crying, she pulled off the side of the road and prayed with me. Or the time you told me not to touch the cookie pan in the oven, oh how I regretted not listening to you. Grandma, thank you for always being the light in my life through the good & the bad. You were an angel in disguise and I am so thankful that God blessed me with a Grandmother like you. ♥️

Sue Tobey

March 1, 2021

Dear Family. Connie was like a mother to me. She was always doing things for my son Dustin, her Grandson. She was the sweetest person, always there when I needed her! I will always love her and miss her so very much. Now she is an Angel in Heaven. Love Always, Sue.

Judy Johnson

March 1, 2021

Connie was a special person & dear friend. We loved her friendliness, hospitality & her desire to please her Lord. We missed Connie & Bernie when they moved from Florida to North Carolina. Now she is safe in the arms of Jesus with no more suffering. Bernie, we are praying for you & your family. Love & prayers, Ed & Judy

Laura Forbes

March 1, 2021

Connie has been a wonderful friend down through the years. She & Bernie have demonstrated true love and friendship to everyone they know. I rejoice that she's now with Jesus and waiting for you, dear Bernie.

Love & prayers, Herman & Laura

Ruby Wilson

March 1, 2021

Connie was very sweet and caring to me taking me out to lunch, buying me hats, scarfs and jewelry. I shall always hold on too those good memories of her. She will be sorely missed.
Ruby Wilson
Bradenton, Fl

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