In memory of
Terrence Kevin Conklin
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In memory of
Terrence Kevin Conklin
Conklin, Terrence Kevin "Captain", age 71, passed away on January 10, 2020. He was the beloved husband of Kathleen (Kathy) for 50 years. Terrence is survived by his children, Cammie Harris and Christen (Tim) Topolinski, grandkids Catherine (Asa), Morgan, Kevin, Danielle, Lauren, great granddaughter Kenzington, step-mother Irene and siblings Mike (Marie), Cindy (Chris), Aileen (Frank), Carol (Randy), Jan (Tom), Dave (Julie), Cammie (Rick) and Chris (Susie). He is preceded in death by parents Patricia and Michael and sister Peggy.Terry was a sports fan and an all-around athlete his whole life. He loved playing sports, coaching sports and was a big Notre Dame fan. He enjoyed fishing and hunting, as well. Terry started his career in Education in Alpena, Michigan as a business math teacher and ended his career at Mecosta Oseola ISD as the Superintendent. He was proud to have spent over 34 years in the education field, making a difference in so many children's lives. During his career, one of his biggest accomplishments was starting one of the first middle school in Michigan. He served as a Board Member of the Michigan Athletic Association. As an educator, Terry formed great relationships with people on the schoolboard and always remained highly involved in the community. Terry will be remembered by his natural ability to befriend anyone. He was kind and loving and will be missed by so many. A Memorial Visitation will be held on Friday, January 17th from 2-4 PM and 6-8 PM, with a Rosary Service at 7 PM at Reyers North Valley Chapel. A Memorial Mass will be on Saturday, January 18th at 11 AM at St. Jude Catholic Church, with a visiting hour from 10 AM until the beginning of Mass. In lieu of flowers, any memorial contributions may be made to the Kids Food Basket in memory of Terry.
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2815 Fuller Ave Ne
Grand Rapids, MI 49505
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In memory of
Terrence Kevin Conklin
Conklin, Terrence Kevin "Captain", age 71, passed away on January 10, 2020. He was the beloved husband of Kathleen (Kathy) for 50 years. Terrence is survived by his children, Cammie Harris and Christen (Tim) Topolinski, grandkids Catherine (Asa), Morgan, Kevin, Danielle, Lauren, great granddaughter Kenzington, step-mother Irene and siblings Mike (Marie), Cindy (Chris), Aileen (Frank), Carol (Randy), Jan (Tom), Dave (Julie), Cammie (Rick) and Chris (Susie). He is preceded in death by parents Patricia and Michael and sister Peggy.Terry was a sports fan and an all-around athlete his whole life. He loved playing sports, coaching sports and was a big Notre Dame fan. He enjoyed fishing and hunting, as well. Terry started his career in Education in Alpena, Michigan as a business math teacher and ended his career at Mecosta Oseola ISD as the Superintendent. He was proud to have spent over 34 years in the education field, making a difference in so many children's lives. During his career, one of his biggest accomplishments was starting one of the first middle school in Michigan. He served as a Board Member of the Michigan Athletic Association. As an educator, Terry formed great relationships with people on the schoolboard and always remained highly involved in the community. Terry will be remembered by his natural ability to befriend anyone. He was kind and loving and will be missed by so many. A Memorial Visitation will be held on Friday, January 17th from 2-4 PM and 6-8 PM, with a Rosary Service at 7 PM at Reyers North Valley Chapel. A Memorial Mass will be on Saturday, January 18th at 11 AM at St. Jude Catholic Church, with a visiting hour from 10 AM until the beginning of Mass. In lieu of flowers, any memorial contributions may be made to the Kids Food Basket in memory of Terry.
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Services Provided By
Reyers North Valley Chapel
2815 Fuller Ave Ne
Grand Rapids, MI 49505
Past Services ╲╱
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