|Birth: ||Jun. 24, 1918|
|Death: ||May 16, 2007|
Lloyd Edward Conklin, 88, of Havana died at Mason District Hospital in Havana at 2:45 p.m on Wednesday, May 16, 2007. He was born June 24, 1918 in Kilbourne, IL to Leslie Ray and Flossie Charlotte (Ade) Conklin. He married Lora Mae Blessman September 14, 1943 in Milwaukee, WI.
Mr. Conklin is survived by his wife, Lora of Havana; one son, Michael (Illa) Conklin of Peoria; three grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; four sisters, Evelyn Williamson of Milwaukee, WI, Nina Patrick of Bath, Daisey Emmons of Alton, IL, and Patsy Kramer of Bloomington, IL; and one brother, James Conklin of Petersburg.
He was preceded in death by his parents, nine brothers and sisters and one daughter Nancy Koke on May 25, 1982.
Mr. Conklin was a member of VFW Post #6408 in Havana. He served in the US Army from 1941 to 1944 in North Africa in the African Conflict, receiving a Purple Heart. He was also a member of the Disabled American Veterans. He worked at Illinois Power in Havana for 28 years retiring in 1978.
Funeral services will be held at the Hurley Funeral Home in Havana on Monday, May 21, 2007 at 10:00 a.m. Visitation will be held Sunday evening from 6 -8 p.m also at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Laurel Hill Cemetery in Havana. Warren Hughes will officiate.
Hurley Funeral Home in Havana is in charge of arrangements.
Leslie Ray Conklin (1892 - 1960)
Flossie Charlotte Ade Conklin (1892 - 1971)
Lora Mae Blessman Conklin (1918 - 2014)*
Nancy Sue Conklin Koke (1946 - 1982)*
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)*
Patsy D. Conklin Kramer (1931 - 2016)*
HUSBAND OF LORA
PFC US ARMY
WORLD WAR II
Laurel Hill Cemetery
Created by: Jeanette
Record added: Aug 03, 2007
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