MIDLAND, N.C. - Mrs. Elizabeth Gertrude Conklin, 91, of Midland, formerly of Riverview, Fla., died Thursday (Oct. 24, 2013) at her daughter's home.
Born on July 19, 1922, in Cattaraugus, N.Y., she was a daughter of the late Joseph Thalheimer and Anna Amos Nentwig. Mrs. Conklin was a homemaker.
Survivors include five children, Michael (Stella) Conklin of Midland, Carolyn (Lloyd) Barrier of the home, Ronald Conklin of Pittsburgh, Pa., Kenneth Conklin of Midland and Gary Conklin of Stanfield; 10 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; two sisters, Eleanore Stankey and Elaine (Maynard) Thompson; a sister-in-law, Deon Thalheimer; and a brother-in-law, Ralph Manning.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Conklin was preceded in death by her husband, Harland Edward Conklin; a son-in-law, Raymond Norris Marsh; a grandson, Michael Scott Conklin; and five siblings, Elsie Miller, Herbert Thalheimer, Harold Thalheimer, Elfrieda Manning and Edwin Thalheimer.
The memorial service to celebrate the life of Mrs. Conklin will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday (Nov. 2, 2013) at New Apostolic Church. The family will receive friends at the church immediately following the service.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice & Palliative Care of Cabarrus County, 5003 Hospice Lane, Charlotte, NC 28081.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Wilson & Cremation Funeral Service, 5301 Albemarle Road, Charlotte, NC 28212, (704) 568-2106. Condolences may be offered at www.wilsonfuneralservices.com.
Published in The Olean Times Herald on Oct. 29, 2013