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Larry Conklin

March 5, 1962 - September 16, 2019
Lawton, MI



At the family's request memorial contributions are to be made to those listed below. Please forward payment directly to the memorial of your choice.

American Cancer Society
P.O. Box 22478
Oklahoma City, OK 73123
(800) 227-2345
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Taylor's Florist and Gifts
215 E. Michigan Ave.
Paw Paw, MI 49079
(269) 657-6256
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1830 S. Westnedge
Kalamazoo, MI 49008
(269) 349-4961
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Life Story / Obituary


Age 57, died on Monday, September 16, 2019. He was born on March 5, 1962 in Paw Paw, the son of Arthur and Altha (Munson) Conklin. He has lived in the Paw Paw/Lawton area his entire life and he enjoyed riding motorcycles and playing his guitar. Known as an even keeled person who seldom got upset at life’s circumstances, Larry would just laugh at the quirks of daily living. Members of his family include his brothers and sisters: Walter Conklin of Hartford, Lillian (Paul) McFarland of Paw Paw, Vivian (Charles) Ferris of Missoula, MT and Rebecca Nelson of Albion. He is also survived by several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his soulmate Linda Wydryck and his parents. Cremation has taken place and private services will be held at a later date. Please visit Larry’s personal web page at www.BetzlerLifeStory.com where you can archive a favorite memory or photo of him and to sign his online guestbook. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society. Arrangements by Betzler & Thompson Life Story Funeral Homes, 60900 M-40 Hwy; Paw Paw (269) 657-3870.