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Connie McGinnis

December 28, 1959 — November 4, 2021

Connie May "Memä" McGinnis, 61, of Cheyenne passed away November 4, 2021 at her home.

Connie was born December 28, 1959 in White Hall, Illinois to Ralph and Roberta Gauges. She married Billy McGinnis on October 3, 1981 in Cheyenne, Wyoming. Connie retired as working as a caregiver for children. Connie loved to spend time with her family. Family was everything to Connie. She enjoyed sewing and baking.

She is survived by her mother, Roberta Ryder; daughters, Jessica Schwass, and Ivy McGinnis (Chris Hunt); sons, Billy (Cat) McGinnis, and Sam (Melissa) McGinnis; sisters, Judy Kaiser, Barb Mathis, Ginger (Kevin) Garrett, and Sheila (David) Killebrew; brothers, Jack (Cathy) Gauges, Dick (Gloria) Gauges, Dusty Gauges, Joe (Carolyn) Gauges and Rex (Cindy) Gauges; grandchildren, Christina, Brodie, Carlyle, Slayton, Mathew, Jasmine, Trenton, Gabe, Skyler, Teagun, Deon, December, Camden, Maleah, and Bella; and many nieces and nephews; many great-nieces and nephews; and many great-great-nieces and nephews.

Connie was preceded in death by her husband Billy McGinnis; father, Ralph Gauges; stepfather, Joe Ryder; brothers, Steve Gauges, Clifford “Punk” Gauges; and Don Gauges.

Cremation is under the care of Schrader, Aragon and Jacoby Funeral Home, located at 2222 Russell Avenue, Cheyenne, Wyoming.

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