Elsie M. Conklin

COLLINS – Elsie M. Conklin, 85, of Route 62 passed away Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at her home.

She was born December 19, 1927 in Perrysburg, NY the daughter of Rex and Violet (Lawton) Klepfer.

Mrs. Conklin was married to Carlton S. Conklin who passed away August 18, 1988.

She was a member of the Gowanda VFW Auxiliary.

Mrs. Conklin is survived by 2 sons, James (Helen) Conklin of Collins, NY and Albert (Linda) Conklin of Gowanda, NY; 8 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren. Also survived by 2 brothers Ronnie (Carol) Klepfer of Cheektowaga, NY and Jerry (Sue) Klepfer of Smith Mills, NY; 2 sisters, Madeline Litke of Ocala, Fla., and Wilma McGee of North Carolina; and several nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by a son, Ronald Conklin, in 1968; and a daughter, Irene Geiger in 1995. She was also predeceased by several brothers and sisters.

Friends may call at the Mentley Funeral Home Inc. 105 East Main Street in Gowanda, NY on Thursday April 18, 2013 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.

Funeral services will be held on Friday April 19, 2013 at 11 a.m. from the funeral home.

Burial will be in Brant Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Gowanda VFW Auxiliary.