Consuelo ‘Connie’ G. Valdez
Consuelo “Connie” G. Valdez was born in Laws on Feb. 3, 1922. She moved to Keeler a year later. She received her schooling in Keeler and at Lone Pine High School.
She was married in 1941 to Lorenzo “Val” Valdez then moved to Lone Pine and had two sons, Luis and Tom.
She participated in many community clubs and events.
She enjoyed family reunions, friends, fishing Crowley Lake and a few slots.
She always offered help to those in need.
She will always be remembered by all those who met her. Now she is with her beloved son, Luis, who passed away Jan. 12, 2012.
Her dream, “The Impossible Dream,” which started in 1973, is that one day there will be a school locally where physically or mentally handicapped children or adults can continue their education and learning skills for a more satisfying life by attaining their full potential.