BATAVIA – Esther E. McConkey, 96, of Batavia, passed away on Thursday, March 28, 2013, at Rosewood Care Center in St. Charles. She was born April 11, 1916, in Broughton, Penn., the daughter of Joseph and Agnes (nee Sorger) Smith. She was united in marriage to William B. McConkey on July 23, 1936, in Covington, Ky.|
Esther was a member of the Batavia Covenant Church.
She is survived by a son, W. Bruce (Linda) McConkey; daughter, Karen (Jerry) Miller; daughter-in-law, Glenda McConkey; seven grandchildren, Ron (Ronda) McConkey, Jr., Warren (Kimberly) McConkey, Kirk (Laura) Miller, Keith (Teresa) Miller, Kyle (Jill) Miller, Sara (Kyle) Lojewski and Lisa McConkey; 11 great-grandchildren; a sister, Grace Witzel; brother, William (Betty) Smith; sister-in-law, Nina Barker; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, William B. McConkey; a son, Ronald McConkey; and a sister, Olive Green.
A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, April 1, at Moss Family Funeral Home, 209 South Batavia Ave. in Batavia. Visitation will be held from noon until the time of the service. Interment will be in Lincoln Memorial Park in Aurora.
Contributions in her memory may be made to Batavia Covenant Church, 1314 Main St., Batavia, IL 60510.
For further information, please call Moss Family Funeral Home at 630-879-7900 or visit www.mossfuneral.com.
Published in Kane County Chronicle on Mar. 29, 2013