Connie (Mishler) Bence, age 80, of Westerville, Ohio, passed away peacefully in the presence of her family on Wednesday, February 14, 2018, at Kobacker House, OhioHealth Hospice. Connie was born on September 28, 1937, in Somerset, Pennsylvania but spent her entire adult life in Westerville. She was married to Irvin Bence for over 60 years and was a dedicated wife and mother. She was a faithful member of Church of the Master United Methodist, singing in the choir, teaching Sunday school, and heading up the kitchen ministry for many years. Connie was also a tireless volunteer in her community. Connie was preceded in death by her parents, Don and Dorothy Mishler. She is survived by her husband, Irvin Bence; brother Rodger (Joan) Mishler; children Jeff (Mindy) Bence, Deb (Tim) Boerema, and Judi (Cory) Repp; and grandchildren Riley Bence, Layne Repp, and Nathan Boerema. A memorial service will be held at Church of the Master United Methodist, Westerville, Ohio, on Wednesday, February 28, 2018, at 11:00 AM, with visitation to begin at 10:00 AM. A private inurnment will take place at Blendon Cemetery at a later time. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you consider a donation to Kobacker House or Church of the Master Memorial Fund.