Constance Kay "Connie" (Schatz) Kilian, 73, Russell, died Saturday, Oct. 3, 2020, at the Cancer Treatment Center of America, Tulsa, Okla.


She was born Aug. 13, 1947 in Tucson, Ariz., to Joseph and Nora (Steinert) Schatz. She grew up in Russell and attended school there.


She married Frank Kilian in Miami, Okla. He preceded her in death. She was manager of the down town Dollar General Store in Russell.


Survivors include a daughter, Michelle Searles, Russell; a sister, Bonnie Schatz, Russell; and a granddaughter.


Graveside service will be at 2 p.m. Friday in St. John Lutheran Cemetery. Cremation has taken place and no visitation will be held.


Memorials are suggested to Russell Dream Theater, in care of Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary, Russell.