Funeral for Connie Oxelgren
Connie was born on February 14, 1964 to Stan (now deceased) and Carol Oxelgren. Growing up in Regina, she attended and was baptized at First Baptist Church. She passed away on November 15, 2021 at the age of 57.
Connie was diagnosed at an early age with Spinal Muscular Atrophy – a rare, progressive condition that becomes increasingly debilitating. In spite of this, Connie lived a full life that was, in many ways, amazing. No matter the obstacles, when she wanted to do something, she found a way to do it.
Connie also had a deep desire to help other disabled people, and, to that end, earned a Bachelor of Social Work and Diploma of Administration from the University of Regina, and later moved to Ottawa to continue her studies in a Master of Social Work program. While in Ottawa, she was involved in many activities, including designing assistive devices for the disabled. Upon her death, Connie donated her body for research in Spinal Muscular Atrophy so that other families might benefit from the research.
To see the full obituary, click here: Connie Oxelgren Obituary.