Midland, N.C. - Elizabeth Gertrude Conklin, 91, of Midland, N.C. and formerly of Riverview, Fla., died Thursday (Oct. 24, 2013), at her daughter's home.
Born July 19, 1922, in Cattaraugus, 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 Pittsburg, Pa., Kenneth Conklin of Midland and Gary Conklin of Stanfield, N.C. ; 10 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; two sisters, Eleanore Stankey and Elaine (Maynard) Thompson; sister-in-law, Deon Thalheimer; and brother-in-law, Ralph Manning.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Conklin was predeceased by her husband, Harland Edward Conklin; son-in-law, Raymond Norris Marsh; 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 Elizabeth Gertrude 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, N.C. 28081.
Arrangements are by Wilson & Cremation Funeral Service, 5301 Albemarle Road, Charlotte, N.C. 28212, (704) 568-2106.
E-condolences may be offered at wilsonfuneralservices.com.
Published in The Salamanca Press from Oct. 31 to Nov. 29, 2013