Constance "Connie" Chapoose was born July 14, 1938, in St. George, to Charles Franklin and Kathleen Ardella Wallis Jensen. She was raised in St. George and graduated from Dixie High School. She married Robert Conner Chapoose Sr. on December 20, 1956. Their marriage was later solemnized on December 8, 1968, in the Salt Lake Temple. Prior to moving to the Uintah Basin in 1985, Connie worked at the Hopi Kiva and Teepee Gallery selling arts and crafts and as a swimming instructor. She spoke Ute fluently and shared the native culture with girl and boy scouts and various church and school groups. She wrote and composed many songs, poems, road shows and plays.
Constance Jensen Chapoose
LDS (member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints)