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Danny Lee Conklin, 68, of Jackson passed away Monday, August 19, 2019 at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau.
He was born October 11, 1950 in Sigourney, Iowa son of Paul and Kathleen Heisdorffer Conklin. He and Lois Kefauver were married January 9, 1971.
Danny was a graduate of Jackson Senior High School and attended Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau. He worked in wholesale grocery sales. His favorite pastimes were wood working, horseback riding and bird hunting. His true enjoyment came from watching his granddaughters play softball.
Loving survivors include his wife of 48 years Lois Conklin; two children Tonya Rae (Brad Schlosser) Friga and Todd (Whitney) Conklin all of Cape Girardeau; six granddaughters Brook Elaine Welker, Payton Danielle Friga, Gracie Marie Friga, Morgan Elaine Conklin, Meredith Rae Conklin and Miley Claire Conklin; and one great- grandson Bode Glenn Johnson.
Also surviving are five siblings Terry (DeAnna) Conklin of Jackson, Steve Conklin of Oak Ridge, Paula (DeWayne) Lorenz of Sikeston, Sharon (Scott) Beussink and Saundra Guth both of Cape Girardeau.
He was preceded in death by his parents, a sister Renee Conklin and two brothers- in- law Wayne and Bruce Kefauver.
The visitation will be from 10AM until service time on Friday, August 23, 2019 at Hanover Lutheran Church in Cape Girardeau.
The memorial service will be at 11AM at the church with the Rev. Daniel Maske officiating.
Interment will follow in the church cemetery.
In lieu of flowers the family suggests that memorial contributions be made to Humane Society of Southeast Missouri or Hanover Lutheran Church.
Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.mccombsfuneralhome.com.