Connie Jean Raess
March 24, 2022
Connie Jean Raess was born June 9, 1948, in Deshler, Neb., to Henry and
Esther (Hoops) Loontjer. She died Saturday March 19, 2022, at her home in Carleton, Neb., surrounded by her family.
Connie was baptized and confirmed at Peace Lutheran Church in Deshler. She attended Deshler High School and graduated in 1966. After high school, Connie attended Kearney State College earning an associate degree in 1968. Connie met her husband, James Raess, in high school. They were married on Aug. 23, 1969. After college Connie began her career at Dorsey in Lincoln, working there for five years advan...