Keith M. Conklin


Birth: June 11th, 1926
Death: June 2nd, 2010
Age: 83 years
Residence:Elsie
High School:Elsie High School - 1944
Survived By: Survivors include his daughter, Julie and Mark Semans of Owosso, MI, son Allen Conklin of Elsie, MI, step-son Randy and Sue Buchner, 8 grandchildren; Matthew Semans, Tyler Conklin, Katie-Marie and Lance Nethaway, Ashley Conklin, Gary Perkins, Troy and Kari Perkins, Jared Buchner, and Abby Buchner. He was predeceased by his parents, wife, stepdaughter Sandy Pretz, and 4 brothers; Regnald, Bernard, Claude, Duward Conklin.
Affiliations: Keith was born in St. Johns, Michigan on June 11, 1926, the son of Claude M. and Dora Mae (Wilkinson) Conklin. He resided all of his life in the Elsie area and graduated from Elsie High School with the class of 1944. On April 25, 1953 he married Doris M Remus in Lansing, Michigan. Doris died August 26, 2006. Keith served his country in the US Navy during WWII and was a member of the American Legion Post #502 Elsie, Michigan. Keith worked for Fisher Body in Lansing, Michigan retiring in 1984 after 34 years of service. Keith & Doris enjoyed spending summers at their home in Lake City, Michigan, and loved fishing and hunting for mushrooms. He was a member of Elsie United Methodist Church, Elsie, Michigan.

Memorials may be made to the Elsie United Methodist Church or to a Hospice Program.  Online condonlences can be made to www.smithfamilyfuneralhomes.com



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