Connie Hover, 61

Published 4:06pm Sunday, October 14, 2012

Connie Hover, 61
Born: April 24, 1951


Died: Oct. 11, 2012

Connie Sue Hover, 61, of Niles, died at her home surrounded by her loving family at 5:56 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012, following an extended illness.

She was born April 24, 1951, in Niles to Delos B. and Marcella (Henrion) Capron.  She graduated from Brandywine High School in 1969, and lived in Niles all of her life. She was employed in the offices of the former Pawating Hospital (now Lakeland Community Hospital) for 25 years.

Connie Sue had a great passion for the late Elvis Presley and was a member of many Elvis fan clubs. She enjoyed dancing and traveling. She and her husband spent the summers at Bear Lake in Jones, where they enjoyed fishing and other outdoor activities.

On Oct. 17, 2003, in Niles, she married Jerry Hover, who survives. Also surviving are her children, Michael (Janie) Mark of Niles, Richard (Lori) Hover of Niles, Pamela (Dan) Ross of Houston, Texas, James Hover of Niles, and Steven Hover of Grand Rapids; grandchildren, Kyler Mark, Britney Lewis, Jordan Lewis, Allie Hover, Justin Cooper, Mellisa Ernsperger, Suzanne Sater, Renee Sater and Brandon Hover; great-grandchildren, Gaige, Madison, Alexis, Bryce and Cainen; and Connie’s siblings, Delos “Dee” Capron, Jr. of Niles, Alan Capron of Fort Myers, Fla., Melanie Mark of Niles, Nanette Lowery of Niles, Marueen Rouch of Dallas, Walter Sherman of Alton, Ill., Sue Clark of Niles; and many nieces and nephews. She is also survived by her loyal companion, “Buddy”.

Connie was preceded in death by her mother, Marcella; her father and stepmother, Delos (Lenora) Capron; and by a brother, Russell Reid.

The funeral service for Connie Sue Hover will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16, at Halbritter Funeral Home in Nileswith the Rev. Fran Lane-Lawrence of First Presbyterian Church of Niles officiating. Committal will follow at Silverbrook Cemetery in Niles.

The family will receive relatives and friends at the funeral home beginning at noon Tuesday.

Contributions in memory of Connie may be made to Hospice at Home.

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