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Gloria Conklin

October 11, 1930 - December 29, 2017


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Passed away peacefully on December 29, 2017, at the age of 87. She was born on October 11, 1930 to the proud parents of Frank and Mable Rathburn in Mason, Michigan.

She married William Conklin of Gaylord, Michigan, a member of the United States Air Force, and moved to Novato in 1957. After her husband retired from the Air Force in 1969, she became involved in her community and eventually purchased Marin Trophies and Treasures in 1975. Marin Trophies and Treasures was a fixture in Downtown Novato for over 40 years. Any day you could walk in and be greeted by her smiling face. She was involved with the American Legion Ladies Auxiliary, Novato Chamber of Commerce, Novato Elks (her husband a trustee), 40/8 and many other organizations.

Gloria is survived by her two sons, Hal wife Ellen and Robert wife Lesley. 12 Grandchildren and 6 Great Grandchildren. Her sister Danae husband Col. Guy Welch (Ret), 3 nephews, a niece Tye, Todd, Tiffany and Troy and their families

There will be a Celebration of Life in the Spring of 2018.

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