Rajamannan, Marie Constance “Concie” August 12, 1938 October 19, 2023 Steadfast Matriarch & Trailblazer Concie Rajamannan handed away peacefully surrounded by household and buddies on October 19, 2023. Concie lived a religious and trustworthy life, attending every day mass till her final days. She is remembered for her sturdy Catholic religion, household values, and energetic function she performed in her numerous communities that she at all times strived to serve. Her buddies describe her as courageous, impartial, considerate, clever, gifted, extremely enjoyable, trendy, beneficiant, a savvy enterprise chief, grand, decided, loyal, our anchor & bedrock, proud and loving mom of Nalini and Lohini, proud mother-in-law and expensive buddy to Chapman, and immensely proud grandmother of Hugh & Hazen. Sixty-four years in the past, Concie with the help of her supportive and loving dad and mom, took on the immeasurable problem, alongside together with her late husband Harry, to develop into the primary Sri Lankans to immigrate to Minnesota on August 21, 1959. Concie embraced every thing about her new life in the US with bravery and fervour. She is remembered fondly and respectfully inside her first communities on the College of Minnesota the place she took enterprise lessons and labored for the Chair of the Horticulture Division. Concie grew to become a loyal volunteer for the League of Girls Voters as a result of she beloved and believed in the US as a land of alternative. She additionally believed that every one alternatives ought to be met with a powerful obligation of giving again. Concie & Harry’s house grew to become a welcoming group for household, family members, visiting scientists, and buddies from around the globe. Her well-tended and beloved backyard welcomed the neighborhood for events, video games, and occasions. Concie balanced work and residential life whereas elevating and educating her daughters. After gaining a decade of enterprise expertise and perception from lots of her entrepreneurial buddies, Concie grew to become an equal co-founder and CEO of her skilled pleasure and pleasure, Agro-Okay Company. A longtime resident of Minneapolis, Concie maintained an energetic profile throughout the group supporting many organizations and Catholic Faculties who’ve honored her through the years for her management and dedication to excellence. She served as a co-host for the Minneapolis Aquatennial in 1972 and opened her house to many occasions for the season. In her spare time, she loved train, music, dancing, gardening, cooking, dinner events, politics, present occasions, and the corporate of family and friends. She was an avid fan of tennis, golf and the Minnesota Twins and Vikings. Concie’s particular friendship with Rose Totino and her daughter Bonnie Brenny is remembered by all as trustworthy, loyal, and fun-loving. She dearly beloved the Johnson household of Edina, the Miller and Shuster households of New Prague & Northfield, and the Mayo household of St. Croix Falls. They welcomed the Rajamannans into their households and Concie was perpetually grateful for his or her love, help, and numerous recollections of time spent collectively. Concie’s life story is one in every of religion, onerous work, and perseverance equally measured with gratitude and a sheer pleasure for dwelling. She is remembered for the love and generosity she confirmed her household, together with her 3 beloved sisters and brothers in legal guidelines, 2 nieces, 3 nephews, and the numerous buddies and Agro-Okay staff – whom she handled like household – through the years. Preceded in demise by her dad and mom Josephine & Joseph Armstrong, and Sister Celine Joseph (Raymond). Concie is survived fondly by her sisters Sarojini (Joseph) and Bhavani (Thevendra). Concie shall be deeply missed, however her legendary legacy will stay. Visitation Tuesday, October 31, 2023, 9:30 a.m. at Immaculate Conception Church, 10:30 Mass of Christian Burial instantly following. In lieu of flowers please ship any memorial donations to Immaculate Conception Faculty & Church. 4030 Jackson Road NE, Columbia Heights, MN 55421.
Revealed on October 24, 2023