Kimberly Rhiannon Conklin, 31, of Austin, Texas, passed away peacefully at home Monday, June 13, 2016.
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She was born in Wilkes-Barre on March 15, 1985, to David and Donna Conklin.
Kim graduated from Meyers High School in 2003 as a class valedictorian. She went on to receive her bachelor's degree in psychology as the outstanding graduate with a minor in Spanish as well as elementary education from LaSalle University.
After moving to Austin, Texas, in 2007, she pursued a career in web design, most recently employed by Zeitcode.
Kimberly was a compassionate, accomplished and loving person who lived every moment to the fullest. She touched the hearts of everyone who had the privilege of knowing her. She had a passion for traveling and had the opportunity to explore many beautiful places in the world.
Kimberly was preceded in death by her paternal grandparents, John and Elizabeth Conklin, Wilkes-Barre; uncle, John Conklin, Waynesboro; maternal grandparents, Joseph and Catherine Seiger, as well as an aunt, Maureen Seiger, all of Wilkes-Barre.
Kimberly will be greatly missed by her father, David Conklin, Mountain Top; mother, Donna Conklin, Wilkes-Barre; sister, Erin Conklin, Wilkes-Barre; nephew, Kaden; devoted fiancé, Matthew Stephens, Austin, Texas; supportive extended family members; numerous dedicated friends; as well as her beloved dog, Oscar.
The funeral will be held at 9 a.m. Thursday from Mamary-Durkin Funeral Service, 59 Parrish St., Wilkes-Barre, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m. in St. Mary's Church of the Immaculate Conception, Washington Street, Wilkes-Barre.
Interment will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Hanover Township.
Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday.
Mamary-Durkin Funeral Service, Inc - Wilkes Barre
59 Parrish St.
Wilkes Barre, PA 18702
Published in Citizens' Voice on June 14, 2016