She passed peacefully January 1st, 2023 at The Arbors at Monterey Village in Lawrence, Kansas from Frontotemporal Dementia.
Connie was born on February 19th, 1954 to Adolph & Gertrude Jacobsen Arp.
She graduated from Sioux City Central High in 1972.
Connie married Lester Tillman Jr in Sioux City, Iowa. They later divorced.
She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Social Work from Briar Cliff University and a Master’s degree in Social Work from the University of Iowa.
Connie went on to focus her work on those she found most needing help, in various school districts in Iowa and New Mexico.
She enjoyed beading, attending powwows, and spending time with her friends and grandkids.
Connie is survived by her children, Lester Tillman III, Celeste Tillman, and Tanaeya Tillman, grandchildren Keirian Tillman & Jalen Jacobe Tillman, and her sister Betty Sadler of Waterloo, IA.
She was preceded in death by her parents, grandparents, paternal & maternal, mother and father in-law, as well as several other aunts & uncles. Services for Connie Sue Arp will be held at a later date.