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Leslie Ray "Skim" Conklin
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Birth: Jan. 25, 1892
Bath
Mason County
Illinois, USA
Death: Nov. 23, 1960
Kilbourne
Mason County
Illinois, USA

KILBOURNE, IL - Leslie Conklin, 68, retired rural mail carrier, died at 4 p.m. Wednesday in his home east of Kilbourne.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturady in the Kilbourne Baptist Church, Rev. William Laughlin will officate. Burial will be in the Kilbourne Cemetery.

Visitation began at 2 p.m. today in the Lintner Funeral Home at Chandlerville. The body will be taken to the church at 1 p.m. Saturday where friends may call until time of service.

Mr. Conklin was born January 25, 1892 in Bath, IL to Charles Edward and Mary Josephine Clotfelter Conklin. He married Flossie Charlotte Ade on July 6, 1909 at Petersburg and she survives.

Mr. Conklin had spent his entire life at Kilbourne and taught school for a number of years in Mason County. In 1918 he became the rural mail carrier, retiring in 1949.

Surviving are 14 children, Mrs. Blanche (Henry) Wahlfeld, Forest City, IL, Mrs. Evelyn (Elmer) Williamson, Homer Conklin, Harold Conklin, all of Milwaukee, WI, Raymond Conklin of Easton, IL, Mrs. Winifred (Jack) Conklin of Thorpe, WI, Lloyd Conklin and Patsy (Donald) Kramer of Havana, IL, Mrs. Daisy (Clarence) Emmons of Alton, IL, Mrs. June (Howard) Emmons of Cottage Hill, IL, Mrs. Floye (Otis) Hughes, Mrs. Nina (Harold) Robison, Donald Conklin and James Conklin, all of Kilbourne, IL; 40 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

*** (Click on Flossie's link below for a list of all 14 children, their birth dates, spouses, marriage dates and links to memorials of the deceased where available.)***

Mr. Conklin was preceded in death by one brother, Homer Carridan Thomas Conklin, and two sisters, Justie V. Conklin and Daisy G. Conklin.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Charles Edward Conklin (1859 - 1947)
  Mary Josephine Clotfelter Conklin (1855 - 1922)
 
 Spouse:
  Flossie Charlotte Ade Conklin (1892 - 1971)*
 
 Children:
  Blanche Margaret Conklin Wahlfeld (1910 - 1996)*
  Evelyn Mae Conklin Williamson (1911 - 2012)*
  Raymond Coridon Conklin (1913 - 1991)*
  Winifred Elinor Conklin Conklin (1916 - 1975)*
  Lloyd Edward Conklin (1918 - 2007)*
  Nina Fae Conklin Patrick (1920 - 2010)*
  Floye Berneda Conklin Hughes (1922 - 2006)*
  Homer Charles Conklin (1923 - 1999)*
  Daisy Maxine Conklin Emmons (1925 - 2014)*
  June Eileen Conklin Emmons (1926 - 2005)*
  Harold Alva Conklin (1927 - 1976)*
  Donald Wayne Conklin (1930 - 2000)*
 
 Siblings:
  Justie V. Conklin (1879 - 1879)*
  Homer Corridon Thomas Conklin (1880 - 1950)*
  Daisy G. Conklin (1882 - 1890)*
  Leslie Ray Conklin (1892 - 1960)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Gravestone photo taken by Judy Hofreiter of www.genealogytrails.com
 
Burial:
Kilbourne Cemetery
Kilbourne
Mason County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Jeanette
Record added: Aug 29, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 21245482
Leslie Ray Skim Conklin
Added by: Jeanette
 
Leslie Ray Skim Conklin
Added by: Jeanette
 
Leslie Ray Skim Conklin
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