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“What a wonderful neighbor you were! I miss that but know there was something better for you. I am so happy that you got to have so many happy years...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: Dorothy Grossnickle - Lehigh, IA

“I am so sorry for your loss. Prayers for all of the family. ”
2 of 8 | Posted by: Carole Jean (Vladeff) Borland - IA

“Leave a condolence or a memory.Sorry for your loss ”
3 of 8 | Posted by: Quint Gillespie - Shreveport, LA

“So sorry for your loss, I am thinking of you all. You are all in my prayers. She was a wonderful person & I enjoyed her company! ”
4 of 8 | Posted by: Tami (Raymond) Swanson - Manson, IA

“I have great memories from when I worked with Cheri at Head Start. She was a wonderful lady. Sending prayers for her family. ”
5 of 8 | Posted by: Janel Lincoln

“I'm so sorry to hear of the passing of Cheri. She will be missed. Thoughts and prayers with the family. ”
6 of 8 | Posted by: Christine McFarland - Duncombe, IA

“When I first got to know Cherie she was helping with my Mom and my Mom loved her too. She was always telling my mom, "that's all right I don't mind,...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: Pam Constable - Pilot Mound, IA

“Words cannot express my sadness. I knew Cheri through work and shared lots of laughter and tears with her. My heart goes out to you and your family. ”
8 of 8 | Posted by: Sharon Hildman - Humboldt, IA

Cherisse Ann Constable, 52, of Lehigh, Iowa, passed away on Sunday, July 26, 2015, at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines.

Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m., Thursday, July 30, 2015, at the United Methodist Church in Dayton. Pastor Kay. Christie will officiate. Visitation will be Wednesday, from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m., at Carson – Stapp Funeral Home in Dayton. Burial will be at a later date at West Lawn Cemetery in Lehigh. For online obituaries and condolences please visit:

Cherisse Ann Smith was born on May 17, 1963, in Fort Dodge, Iowa, the daughter of Samuel and Patricia (Goodrich) Smith. She attended Central Webster High School in Burnside and went on to earn her Associates Degree at DMACC in Boone.

On February 14, 2001, Cherisse was united in marriage to Jim Constable at the Vincent House in Fort Dodge. The couple made their home in Lehigh.

In 1993, Cherisse started her career at Head Start Inc. in Fort Dodge where she worked as a caseworker for the next 19 years.

Cherisse loved taking car rides with Jim, cooking, and spending time with her grandchildren. She enjoyed the outdoors and watching the birds that would come to her feeders.

Survivors include her husband, Jim Constable of Lehigh, Iowa; children, Johnathon (Sadie) Trueblood of Fort Dodge, Iowa, Alex (Emma) Trueblood of Callender, Iowa, Melissa (John) Rude of Lehigh, Iowa, Aaron Constable of Burnside, Iowa, and Tiffany Constable of Iowa City, Iowa; her mother, Patricia Bagbey-Derrick of Sun City West, Arizona; grandchildren, Eli, Lydia, Gavin, and Maddison Rude; and two brothers, Randy (Kathy) Smith of Duncombe, Iowa, and Mike (Cheryl) Smith of Palm Grove, Iowa; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her father.

Memorials may be left to the discretion of the family.