Carolyn Mary (Motz) Connor - Morris Nilsen Funeral Chapel

February 13, 1967 - July 25, 2021


Carolyn Mary (Motz) Connor

Age 54, of Maple Grove, formerly of Richfield, lost her brave battle with metastatic breast cancer on July 25, 2021.

Born on February 13, 1967. Graduated Richfield High School ‘85 and the Minneapolis Community Technical College. Carolyn owned a computer support company (Computer House Calls), and she loved her job and was always patient and quick. She loved cats, birds and all other animals, and nature always responded well to her.

Spending time fishing with her husband, Bill, and relaxing on Clearwater Lake were some favorite pastimes. She was kind, funny and always forgiving. She had a deep faith and was a member of The Jesus People Church.

Carolyn is survived by her husband, Bill Connor; parents, Jerry and Mary Lou Motz; Sheri (David) Peterson and Laurie (Jim) Muehlbauer; nieces and nephews, Chris (Emily) Peterson, Rick (Emily) Peterson, Kelli (Ryan) Cannata, Ryan (Rebecca) Peterson, Tyler (Rachel) Muehlbauer and Robert Muehlbauer; and numerous grandnephews and grandnieces.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to the family are preferred.



3 Comments

  1. Melissa Williams says:

    My thoughts and prayers are with your family at this time. Carolyn was a dear friend since I was 4 years old as far as I can remember. I have many wonderful memories of trick-or-treating; camping in her back yard in a pup tent; going to her cabin on Clearwater Lake; going with her to Vacation Bible School; and lots of other childhood memories. She was always a kind spirit and will be dearly missed.

  2. Libby and Greg Mangold says:

    We are so saddened to hear of Carolyn’s passing, Jerry and Mary Lou. Knowing you both these years in the neighborhood, we can only imagine her kind and gentle spirit, as well as love of nature that she would have learned from you. We grieve with you, dear friends, and pray God’s peace to rest on you as you place your hope in God’s care and promise of life after life!

  3. Marla (Drew) Moyer says:

    I just heard of Carolyn’s passing and my heart goes out to your family. I have a very warm memories growing up with the the Motz family and I wrap my arms around all of you during this difficult time. My prayers are with you.

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