Constance Willnow

Obituary of Constance Willnow

Constance “Connie” Edith Willnow, age 80, of Adrian, died Wednesday, March 08, 2017 at Henry Ford Allegiance Hospital in Jackson, Michigan. She was born June 3, 1936 in Adrian to Frank and Beatrice (Crane) Herring.

The world lost an angel as Connie devoted her life to caring for others. She worked for Bixby Medical Center for 25 years as a practical nurse and after retiring she turned her focus to her family and grandchildren. Connie also enjoyed traveling the world and experiencing life to its fullest.

Connie is survived by her beloved daughter, Debra (Robert) Davis of Brooklyn, MI; two brothers, Carl (Mary) Herring of Belleville, MI and Frank Herring of Adrian; two sisters, Alice Echelbarger of Adrian and Jean (Neal) Olsen of Cleveland, OH; and her cherished grandchildren, Justin (Kegan) and Destiney Davis. She is proceeded in death by her parents, her sister Beatrice McRobert, her first love Jack Kiger Smith, and Gary L. Willnow.

At Connie’s request, cremation has taken place. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the American Brain Foundation, 201 Chicago Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55415. You may send condolences to the family at