Connie Schaafsma Jacques

Profile Updated: January 4, 2011
Connie Schaafsma
Where do you live now? Brantford, ON Canada
Are you married, single,? separated
Do you have children? If so how many. Tell us about them. Shannon, August 4th,1979
Dawn, September 14th,1982
Rebecca, August 21st,1986
Do you like the idea of our NDHS web site? View Website
Yes! Attending Reunion
Do you have any memories of your high school years? Tell us!

I have many great memories of high school.Hangin out with Nancy and many other great friends.Cheerleading years, fun with "Mr VanMil"(He was so cute when he got angry LOL) First girls in woodshop! Detentions ,bowling alley noon lunch hours and those fun school dances!

Are you looking forward to the reunion?

My eldest daughter Shannon married Art Vandebyl Jr and they gave me two wonderful grandsons,Conner Age 4 and Christien Age 2.
Dawn and the love of her life, Matt Grout ,provided me with a beautiful little granddaughter Olivia, Age 2. They keep me very well grounded and are loads of fun! Rebecca just recently graduated with honors and is now in the process of looking for work as a pro hairdresser. I am so proud of them all!

Do you still have family around Norwich?

Oh yeah! Most of my Schaafsma roots are still in Burgessville and sorrounding area!

How often do you get back to Norwich?

Visit with my daughter often and spend time with my awesome grandsons as well. Conner 5 is involved with Norwich Soccer League so will be visiting regularly.

What do you do now?

Ran my own business in the tobacco industry for 28 years in the norwich area. Right now I am am at a huge crossroad in my life and not sure where the road leads. Enjoying my grandchildren and family to the fullest ! Just being a mom and gramma .....thats what I do best! Rollerskating at the arena was a blast! And the Norwich Merchants rocked on Friday nights!

How did you get into that line of work?

I got married right out of high school. Raised a family on the farm and the rest is history in the making.

What did you always want to do that you haven't done yet?

Travel to a warm location for a much needed vacation.

What do you like to do in your spare time?

Spend time with my girls and my wonderful grandchildren.

How old do you feel?

Depends on the day.

What would we be surprised to know about you?

A little but well hidden in blonde.

Favorite Drinks?


Favorite Food?


Favorite Music?

Classic Rock and Country

Cool things you've done in your life?

Backwoods Camping, Hunting and the Great Outdoors. Being a mom and a gramma.

Any words of wisdom?

Be true to Yourself and Be Happy

Ever gone on a blind date?


Ever helped a stranger?


Did you ever skip school?


Ever been lost?

I'm always lost

Swam in the ocean? And where?

No but I did put my hand in the Red Sea

Cried yourself to sleep?

Many times

Ever sang Karaoke?

I do remember once

Laughed until some kind of beverage came out of your nose?

Many times!

Watched the sunrise with someone?

I luv sunsets. 4 sure

Blown bubbles?

I blow more bubbles now than ever! The kids luv bubbles!

Been skinny dipping?


Sat outside in the rain?

Many times. I luv to watch a light show during a storm!

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