Marie K. Conklin

June 12, 2013

Marie K. Conklin 82, of Frankfort, passed away at 7:25 p.m. Wednesday, June 12, 2013 at the Wesley Manor Health Care Center in Frankfort, IN. She was born in Clinton County, IN on March 5, 1931 to Chester & Mary (Bowman) Sears. She married David F. Conklin on January 19, 1949 and he preceded her in death on Oct 28, 2000. In addition to being a homemaker, Marie worked as a sampler for the former Unilectric Company in Frankfort for 15 years. She was a lifelong Frankfort resident and a member of the First Baptist Church and the Independent Order of Foresters. She enjoyed collecting banks, both new and antique, along with crocheting.

Visitation and Services

Services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, June 17, 2013 at Goodwin Funeral Home. Visitation will begin at 11 a.m. until time of service at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Green Lawn Cemetery in Frankfort. Memorial donations may be made to Wesley Manor Good Samaritan Fund.

Survived by:

4 Daughters: Donna (Stephen) Frey of Ft. Wayne, IN, Teresa (Michael) Church of Frankfort, Jo Ella (Kenneth) Cloud of Frankfort, Kimberly (John) Bartley of Frankfort, Son: Martin Conklin of Frankfort, Sister: Laberta Morgan of Frankfort, 10 Grandchildren and several Great Grandchildren.

Preceded by:

2 brothers, Omer Sears, George Sears and a sister, Earlean Poe.


6 Condolences for “Marie K. Conklin”

  1. Darcy Pippenger June 14, 2013 at 2:53 am

    I am so sorry to hear about Marie. I looked forward to her complaints about politics and the radio. My prayers are with all of her family.

  2. Jim and Louise June 14, 2013 at 4:11 pm

    Jo and family, we were sorry to learn of the passing of your mom, she is at peace now, blessings from both of us.

  3. Darla Large June 15, 2013 at 4:28 pm

    Donna, Jo, So sorry for the loss of your Mother, you all will be in my prayers.. Love & God Bless each one of you!!
    John & Darla Large

  4. Melissa Roche June 17, 2013 at 1:05 am

    Donna and family,
    I’m sorry for your loss. Your mother was a wonderful lady and it was an honor to have known her.
    Melissa Roche

  5. June Davis June 18, 2013 at 9:48 pm

    Donna….so sorry to hear about your Mom. She will be sadly missed by so many. I just found out today, so didn’t make it to the services as I would have preferred. Prayers going out to you all. Love and miss you, even after all these years.

  6. Terry Burnette June 19, 2013 at 3:05 pm

    She and Earlene will be smoking, laughing and telling good stories together again.
    Terry Burnette

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