ConatzerAug 29, 2003 - May 20, 2013 MOORE Emily Kate Elise Conatzer rode up to Heaven on a unicorn traveling upon a path of love, leaving Moore, Oklahoma, on May 20, 2013. She was born to parents, Christopher and Kristi Conatzer on August 29, 2003, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. She was a beautiful princess with a deep love for unicorns and all things "girly." Emily was a loving mother to her black cat, "Sabbath," whom she rescued when he wandered to her family's home. Emily loved fashion, specifically that of Lady Gaga, and aspired to one day travel to Paris and become a fashion designer. She was also a dancer and could dance and sing "Time Warp" in its entirety. Though her years weren't many, the memories and impressions she left on those she came into contact with are sure to endure forever. She is survived by her parents, Christopher and Kristi, of Moore, Oklahoma; two brothers, Matthew Strickland and Jakob Conatzer; one sister, Luci; grandparents, Charles and Dana Bala, Thomas and Barbara Strickland; great-grandparent, Shirley Townley; aunts and uncles, Daniel Strickland, David and Shannan Galarneau, Melissa Walker, and Robert Grinter; numerous cousins, and a multitude of friends. Emily was preceded in death by Vernon Conatzer "Pa," Bob Townley "Papa Townley," and was joined with her special friends, Nicolas McCabe and Sydney Angle. Funeral Services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 25, 2013, at First Baptist Church of Moore, 301 N.E. 27th St., Moore, OK 73160. Visitation will be held at Resthaven Funeral Home, 500 S.W. 104th St., Oklahoma City, OK 73139, from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, May 24, 2013. Interment will be held at Resthaven Memory Gardens following the Funeral Services.
Published in The Oklahoman on May 24, 2013