Connie E. Peterson Birch, 64

Connie E. Peterson Birch, 64, passed away peacefully at home in Blackfoot.
She was born in Hastings, Neb. on October 24, 1949.
She married Jon C. Birch and then later divorced.
She worked as an executive secretary at EG&G and Exxon until she became disabled in 1989 and was forced to retire. She enjoyed crafts and reading. Connie was also a very talented artist.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Earl and Alretta Peterson; her sister, Sandra Meredith; and her daughter, Loretta Lynne. 
She is survived by her sister, Sharyl McCarthy; three nieces, Lisa Hobley, Gretchen Meredith, Denise Meredith; and eight great-nieces and nephews.
Private family graveside services were held at Arco Cemetery under the direction of Hawker Funeral Home in Blackfoot. 
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