Ayako "Connie" Chenard November 7, 1928 - December 30, 2014 Ayako passed away on December 30th, 2014, peacefully in her home. She was born in Nagasaki, Japan in 1928 and married Marvin Chenard in Fukuoka, Japan in 1951. She moved to the United States in 1953 and became a US citizen. In addition to being a homemaker and raising three children, she also enjoyed watching baseball, playing bingo, and gambling. Her passion was bowling with the Alley Cats League, as well as the High Desert Bowling Club at the Victor Bowl for many years. She is preceded in death by her husband Marvin James Chenard and her daughter-in-law Leslie Chenard. She is survived by her two sons Rick (Millie) Chenard and Mike Chenard; one daughter Susan (Kenny) McDiarmid; nine grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. There will be a private family graveside service at Victor Valley Memorial Park.