Mount Ayr Record-News
Mount Ayr, Ringgold County, Iowa
Thursday, November 05, 2015
OBITUARY ~ REGINA SUE (GROVES) CONKLIN
July 05, 1959 ~ October 24, 2015
Regina Conklin, 56, of Creston, formerly of Corning, passed away Saturday, October 24, 2015, at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines, Iowa. Funeral Services were 10:30 A.M., Saturday, October 31, 2015, at Pearson Family Funeral Service, 701 7th St., Corning, Iowa. Rev. Ken Rummer officiated. Interment was at Carl Cemetery, Adams County, Iowa. Pearson Family Funeral Service was in charge of arrangements. Memorials may be directed to the Family, to be determined. On-line condolences may be left at www.pearsonfuneralhomes.com.
Regina Sue Conklin, the daughter of Walter Donald and Darlene Joyce (Bells) Groves, was born July 5, 1959, in Kansas City, Missouri. She grew up in Orrick, Missouri and attended school there. Regina later moved to Iowa and lived in the Lenox, Prescott, and Corning areas. She met Robert Conklin while living in the Redding area and they were united in marriage on June 20, 1977 in Redding, Iowa.
Regina was a homemaker who loved caring for her family. Regina and Robert were foster parents for several children of all ages. She also enjoyed volunteer work by helping at Matura in Creston and Mount Ayr. Regina was an avid computer user. She spent many hours putting jigsaw puzzles together and she loved to play Bingo anywhere she could find a place to play.
Left to cherish Regina’s memory are her daughters: Sheila (Jeff) Conklin of Lorimor; Cathy (Jerry) Langille of Ola, Arkansas; six grandchildren: Jordan Langille; Cassandra Langille; Shellbey Langille; Roshell Conklin; Harley Conklin; Summer Langille; seven brothers: four sisters, including Ruthie Faulkner of Louisiana; Joella Groves of Thorndale, Texas; and Janie Young of Mount Ayr; and numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Preceding Regina in death were her husband in 2004; her parents; two grandsons; one granddaughter; one brother; four nieces; and one nephew.
Transcription by Sharon R. Becker, November of 2015