Connie Mae Regina (Mumm) Waswick, 75, Fargo ND, died Friday, December 29, 2017 in her home under the care of Hospice of the Red River Valley, and her loving family.
Connie was born May 17, 1942 on the Mumm farm near Lidgerwood, ND the daughter of George and Eveyln (Thorson) Mumm. She attended school in Lidgerwood, ND. She married Arthur William Waswick on November 5, 1960 at Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Lidgerwood, ND. They farmed near Wyndmere for a time then Arthur went to work for NCR (National Cash Register) and they lived in several locations throughout the state, finally settling on a farmstead near Montpelier, ND in 1976. She worked as a dental assistant, a seamstress for Straus Clothing and then an upholsterer for Country Shop in Jamestown, ND. In 1985 she started “Connie's Upholstery” at their home near Montpelier, ND. She enjoyed raising her family, sewing, crafting and gardening. Arthur passed away in 1999. She moved to Fargo, ND permanently in 2001. She continued with upholstery, working for local shops in Fargo until she retired in 2013. She loved to knit, crochet, and sew.
Connie is survived by two daughters: Faith (Doug Anderson) Boughton, of Watertown, SD, and Carla (Neil) Roorda, of Sanborn, ND: two sons William (Patricia) Waswick, of Wichita, KS and Walter (Debra) Waswick, of Fargo, ND; three sisters: LaVon Juba of Denver, CO, Berdell (Ken) Boobar of Great Falls, MT and Goldie Pahl of Cottage Grove, MN; two brothers George Jr. (Theora) Mumm of Great Falls, MT and Greg (Irene) Mumm of Hankinson, ND; eight grandchildren: JoDee (Dustin) Phillips, Tony (Miranda) Boughton, Andrea Roorda, Blake Roorda, Anna (Evan) Voldrich, Ashley Waswick, Andrew Waswick, Megan (Aaron) Kjelland and many great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Arthur, and an infant son Theodore Martin Waswick.
Prayer Service: 7:00 PM on Monday, January 1, 2018 (visitation from 6-7) at Boulger Funeral Home and Celebration of Life Center, Fargo, ND.
Funeral Service: 11:00 AM on Tuesday, January 2, 2018 at Hope Lutheran Church, South Campus, Fargo, ND.
Burial: Viking Lutheran Cemetery, Walcott, ND following the luncheon.
Memorials preferred to Hospice of the Red River Valley.