|Birth: ||Mar. 16, 1910|
St. Joseph County
|Death: ||May 18, 2005|
Jack Milton Conklin Sr., 95, of Thorp died Wednesday, May 18, 2005, at Oakbrook Health and Rehabilitation in Thorp.
He was born March 16, 1910, in Colon, Mich. His birth surname was Smith. From the age of nine, was raised by Homer and Bertha Conklin. (He had a sister Edna adopted by Benjamin Lane.)
He was a private in the Wisconsin National Guard, Calvary Division, from 1939 to 1940.
He married Winifred Elinor Conklin on March 6, 1940. She died March 27, 1975.
He was employed by Plautz Brothers Construction and was a cheesemaker at Blue Moon Cheese Factory in Thorp.
He is survived by five children, Leslie (Amy) Conklin, Anaheim, Calif., Judith Kesler, Lincoln Park, Mich., Lila (George) Reed, Hurley, Connie (Edward) Irish, Cadott, and Jack Jr. (Barb) Conklin, Orlando, Fla.; 14 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchldren.
Homer Corridon Thomas Conklin (1880 - 1950)
Bertha Olie Daniel Conklin (1882 - 1955)
Winifred Elinor Conklin Conklin (1916 - 1975)
Connie Gail Conklin Irish (1948 - 2014)*
MARCH 6, 1940
Town of Butler Cemetery
Created by: Jeanette
Record added: Sep 22, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 42262507