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Helen Irene Simpson Conklin
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Birth: Feb. 11, 1916
Morgan County
Illinois, USA
Death: Aug. 24, 2000
Mason City
Mason County
Illinois, USA

MASON CITY, IL - Helen Irene Conklin, 84, of Mason City died at 1:07 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 24, 2000, at Mason City Area Nursing Home.

Born Feb. 11, 1916, in Murrayville to Fred and Mary O'Brien Simpson, she married Raymond C. Conklin. They later divorced.

Surviving are two sons, John (and Rose) of Athens, Ill., and David (and Kelly) of Salem; two daughters, Linda Conklin of Cantrall and Melanie (and Jim) Blane of Mason City; and eight grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two brothers.

A teacher, she taught high school English and German in the communities of Kings, Kilbourne, Murrayville and Easton.

She attended MacMurray College and graduated from University of Illinois in 1937. She was a member of American Association of University Women.

She was a member of Easton United Methodist Church.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Hurley Funeral Home in Mason City, where visitation will be one hour before services. The Rev. Larry Rodgers will officiate. Burial will be in Easton Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Mason City Area Nursing Home or her church.

Journal Star (Peoria, IL) - Friday, August 25, 2000
Family links: 
  Fred Simpson (1880 - 1964)
  Mary A O'Brien Simpson (1888 - 1972)
  Raymond Coridon Conklin (1913 - 1991)

Easton Cemetery
Mason County
Illinois, USA
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Record added: Jun 14, 2010
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Helen Irene <i>Simpson</i> Conklin
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