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Leola Conklin

May 1, 1948 ~ June 29, 2020 (age 72)


Leola Conklin, 72, died June 29, 2020, at Prairie Sunset Home, Pretty Prairie. She was born May 1, 1948, in Marion to John and Lela (Ohlert) Lutt. Leola was a dental assistant and a para-educator. She loved rodeos, dancing and volunteering.

She married Frank E. “Pete” Conklin on June 1, 1964. He died May 16, 2011.

Leola is survived by: children, Terry Conklin and wife Jocelyn of Emporia, Marcia Reilly and husband Bob of NE, Deanna Conklin, Frances Potter, both of Harper; 12 grandchildren; 28 great grandchildren; 1 great grandchild on the way; nephews, Carl Studer and Donny Potter II.

She was preceded in death by her parents and sisters, Linda Potter and Lynn Potter.

Funeral service will be 10:00 a.m. Thursday, July 2, 2020 at Brown-Bennett-Alexander Funeral Home, Cottonwood Falls, with Father Brandon Farrar officiating. Burial will follow in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Emporia. Rosary will be 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, July 1, 2020 at Brown-Bennett-Alexander Funeral Home, Cottonwood Falls. Memorial donations may be made to Prairie Sunset Nursing Home, in care of Brown-Bennett-Alexander Funeral Home, PO Box 220, Cottonwood Falls, KS 66845.

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Funeral Service
July 2, 2020

10:00 AM
Brown-Bennett Alexander Funeral Home
201 Cherry St
Cottonwood Falls, KS 66845

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