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“Lovely lady whom I knew when Hank worked at Kirsch Co. ”
1 of 16 | Posted by: Barbara Williams - Sturgis, MI

“Dearest Hank, Mary and family.I was sad to hear about the passing of Connie, my dear friend and neighbor. She will also forever be in my memory. May...Read More »
2 of 16 | Posted by: Manuel Lopez - Granger, IN

“To all of the Froning family ~Mrs. Froning was a wonderful gift to our planet and so many of us enjoyed her presence in our lives. Continue to feed...Read More »
3 of 16 | Posted by: Cindy Sprowl - Sturgis, MI

“Connie was amazing! If you never knew her, you would know it by seeing how great her family is. I remember the first time I ever visited the...Read More »
4 of 16 | Posted by: Margie DeFord Yansura - FL

“My sincerest condolences to the family.May the treasured memories of your loved one and the drawing close to God in prayer comfort and strengthen you...Read More »
5 of 16 | Posted by: A friend

“Mary,I am so sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you and your family.Dick McClain ”
6 of 16 | Posted by: Dick McClain - South Bend, IN

“My family and I send our sincere condolences to the Froning family. I know how wonderful Connie (Froning White) is, so I know her mom must have been...Read More »
7 of 16 | Posted by: Maura Ducharme - Wauwatosa, WI

“Hank so sorry to read your loss always enjoy talking to her such a caring person. ”
8 of 16 | Posted by: Butch Carpenter - Bluffton, IN

“May God's loving kindness and comfort help you and your family through this very sad time Psalms 29:11 ”
9 of 16 | Posted by: A friend

“To the family, I am sorry to hear the news about your loss. May the God who "binds up the brokenhearted" and "comforts all who mourn" sustain your...Read More »
10 of 16 | Posted by: A friend

“Mary, I am so sorry for your loss. Sincerest condolences to you and your family.Sincerely, Bill Dillon ”
11 of 16 | Posted by: William Dillon - Highland, MI

“When I was at Saint Mary's, I babysat Hank and Connie's 6 kids when L.C. was born. I knew for certain what kind of mother she was by how easy that...Read More »
12 of 16 | Posted by: Mary Froning - Washington, DC

“Mary, So sorry to hear of your mothers death.Sorry we can,t be there as we are in Florida for the winter, you are in our prayer. Larry and Rita Keeley ”
13 of 16 | Posted by: A friend

“Hank and Family,I was very saddend to hear of Connie's passing. She was a great person and I was very proud to be part of the family for 20+ years ...Read More »
14 of 16 | Posted by: Steve Whte - Middleton, WI

“To my sister one of best sisters every loveh ”
15 of 16 | Posted by: Tom Patsy Luczak - Frankford, WV

“Was so sorry to hear of Connie's death. I will always remember her funny sense of humor and all her laughter. You are in our thoughts and prayers....Read More »
16 of 16 | Posted by: Diane Schlatterbeck - IN


Constance Julia Froning, age 88 passed away February 16, 2017, at Holy Cross Village, Notre Dame, IN. She was born April 20, 1928 in East Chicago, Indiana, daughter of Leo and Julia Luczak. She graduated from Purdue University in 1949 with a degree in pharmacy. She married Henry B. Froning Jr. May 2, 1952 at St. Patrick Catholic Church in South Bend.

Connie is survived by her husband and their children Melinda Wiebush (James), Henry Bernhardt Froning III (Barney) and Kim Weber, Rebecca Kirby (Jeffery), Kurt Froning (Linda), Regina Julien, Mary Froning and Constance White. She also cherished her grandchildren Molly and Amanda Wiebush, Lee Bennett and Sarah Blankenship, Caroline and Anastasia Froning, Daniel, Margret and Thomas Julien, Kyle and Joseph White, Sarah Herrmann, Justin Zimmerman and Derek and Dustin Kirby, also by her seven great grandchildren. She leaves behind her caretakers and many fellow residents at Holy Cross Village.

Connie was a devoted and loving mother and wife, always full of pride for her children and would often marvel out loud at how lucky she was to have found Hank. Even in declining health, Connie continued to have a kind soul and her nurturing, outgoing and friendly character was beautifully magnified for all to enjoy.

Visitation will be Tuesday February 21, 10:00 am, followed by the celebration of a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 am at Our Lady of Holy Cross Chapel at Dujarie House, Notre Dame, IN. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to alz.org. Kaniewski Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. To send online condolences, please visit kaniewski.com