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Duane E. Conklin

Duane E. Conklin
  • February 8, 1934 - November 8, 2016
  • Corpus Christi, Texas

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Duane Earl Coklin, age 82, passed away on November 8, 2016. He was born in Sandusky, Michigan on February 8, 1934 to Earl Franklin Conklin and Ruby Ruth Conklin. He served in the U.S. Air Force from 1951 to 1955. Duane married Barbara Fay Macaluso on September 17, 1954 in Victoria, Tx. Duane and Barbara recently celebrated their 62nd wedding anniversary. He worked for Whataburger from 1957 to 1961 in Victoria, Tx. He worked for Elementis Chromium for 37 years, retiring in 1999. Duane loved fishing and bowling. He will always be remembered for his devotion to his family. Duane is preceded in death by his mother, father 5 sisters in Michigan and 1 granddaughter in Corpus Christi. Duane is survived by his loving wife Barbara Conklin, his brother in Michigan, 3 children, 5 grandchildren, and 8 great grandchildren. Funeral Service will be held at 12:00PM, Saturday, November 12, 2016 at Seaside Funeral Home Chapel. Interment to follow at Seaside Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association.