Diane M. Conklin

Diane M. Conklin

Diane M. Conklin of Otsego, passed away Saturday, April 22, 2017 at Alamo Nursing Home. She was born November 24, 1947 in Plainwell the daughter of Motley and Garnet (Story) Tefft. Diane was a caregiver her entire life, it was her occupation and it was who she was. In her spare time she enjoyed going for rides, watching television and eating meals with her family at Burger King and other local restaurants. She had attended the First Baptist Church of Otsego and the First Congregational Church of Otsego. Surviving are her sisters, Mary Ann (Mark) Kleinbrink, Sandra Tefft and Margaret Pfau along with several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents and husbands, O.D. Rice in 1987 and Larry Conklin in 2007.

Friends may meet with Diane’s family starting at 10:00 A.M., Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at the Winkel Funeral Home until the time of the funeral service at 11:00 A.M. with Pastor Paul Laborde officiating. Burial will follow at Mountain Home Cemetery, Otsego.

In lieu of flowers contributions in memory of Diane may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.

Messages of condolence may be posted at www.WinkelFuneralHome.com.


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  1. Ruby Rogers says:

    Dearest Peggy and maryanne-
    I’m sorry to hear of your sisters passing. You guys are in my prayers at this time, may God comfort you both. Lots of love!

  2. Sharon Thompson says:

    Mary Ann – Sorry for your loss. You are in our prayers.

  3. Joyce Gilliland says:

    From Otsego High School, the class of 1966, we offer our sincere sympathy to Diane’s family. May you feel the prayers surrounding you during this difficult time.

  4. Michael Wolski says:

    So sorry to hear of your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

  5. Bob and Joyce Bloom says:

    Deepest sympathy to all of Diane’s family.

  6. Sharon Thompson Randall says:

    Sincere sympathy to Diane’s family. Prayers for your peace and grace through this time of sadness.

  7. Diane Boysen says:

    Very sad to hear Diane passed. Such a lovely, always smiling lady. She will be missed by many. Condolences and prayers to the families and friends.

  8. John says:

    I’m sorry to hear about I know we were not close but I still thought about her after of died I just wanted to forget hope things get better

    With care John and Mary Rice

  9. Deborah Guina says:

    Mary Ann, Sandy and Peggy,
    So sorry to hear about Diane!
    I have many fond memories of her! So happy that she is now in heaven with your mom and dad!
    Praying for all of you during this sad time!
    Debbie (Thompson) Guina

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