Marilyn Conklin Johnson, 90
Marilyn Conklin Johnson, 90, passed away peacefully at her winter home on March 22, 2014, surrounded by her family.
She is survived by her four children, Marilee Robertson (Tom) of Holland, Frank Conklin (Kay) of Glenn, Cathy Palmer (Gary) of Simi Valley, Calif., and Ron Conklin (Maggie) of Saugatuck; her two sisters, Janet Griffin (Dave) of South Haven and Lois Virgo of Englewood, Fla.; seven grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and eight great-great-grandchildren.
Marilyn was born July 15, 1923, in Glenn where she remained a resident. She started her career in real estate in 1961 establishing Conklin Real Estate in 1963 and remaining active in the business until her son Frank assumed ownership in 1985.
Marilyn was involved in the Englewood Garden Club in Englewood, Fla. for more than 30 years becoming an honorary lifetime member. Marilyn was also a talented artist and writer.
A celebration of life will be Saturday, July 12, at 3 p.m. at Glenn United Methodist Church. In lieu of flowers, provide donations to the Glenn United Methodist Church, the Christian Science Church in South Haven or the Glenn Community Center.