Connie Gartin (final arrangements)

Constance (Connie) Lee Cottingham Gartin, 90 years, passed away on Friday, January 27, 2023.

Services will be held on Saturday February 4th, 2023, at 11:00 a.m. at the First Baptist Church in Mt. Pleasant, Iowa, with Pastor Steve English officiating.  The family will receive friends from 9:00 am until the time of the service at 11:00 am.  Burial will be at Salem Cemetery south of Chariton, Iowa.  A memorial has been established in honor of her commitment to nursing education at Iowa Wesleyan University.  Contributions may be sent to:  Iowa Wesleyan University (Nursing Dept.) c/o Jim Pedrick 601 N. Main Street Mt. Pleasant, Iowa 52641.  Please ensure the memo line reads, “Connie Gartin Memorial”

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Murphy Funeral Home of Mt. Pleasant, is caring for her arrangements.