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Norma Conklin

Feb. 1, 1924-Dec. 6, 2010

Norma E. Conklin, 86, of Detroit Lakes, died Monday, December 6, 2010 at Emmanuel Nursing Home in Detroit Lakes.

Norma was born the daughter of Carl and Dorothy (Fisher) Lindgren on February 1, 1924 in Ponsford. She was raised and educated in the Ponsford area. She was united in marriage to Floyd Conklin on December 25, 1940 in Osage. In their later years the couple moved to Frazee. Norma was a member of the United Methodist Church in Frazee.

Norma enjoyed gardening, canning, making quilts, crossword puzzles, fishing, playing bingo and most of all, spending time with her family. She also enjoyed traveling to Washington to visit family members. Norma had a great sense of humor and enjoyed living life to the fullest. She will be greatly missed.

Surviving Norma are her husband, Floyd Conklin of Frazee; two sons, Ronald (Zelda) Conklin of Perham and Roger (Sharlene) Conklin of Glendale, Ariz.; two daughters, Marion (Dick) Crane of Detroit Lakes and Janet (John) Pesonen of Cloquet, Minn.; several grandchildren, great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren; one brother, Alton (Mina) Lindgren of Oregon; one sister, Edna Conklin of Park Rapids; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Preceding Norma in death were her parents; sister, Joyce Hendrickson; three brothers, Orville, Alfred and Ralph Lindgren; and granddaughter, Brenda Conklin.

A memorial service is set for 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 10 at Emmanuel Nursing Home in Detroit Lakes, with visitation for one hour prior to services.

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