Rebecca C. “Becky” Conkling, 60, North Webster, passed away at 11:29 p.m. on Wednesday, June 19, 2019, at Parkview Hospital in Fort Wayne. She was born on March 30, 1959, in Columbia City to Paul Frederick and Norma Lenore (Harper) Krauss.
She attended Belmont High School in Decatur and moved to the North Webster area 35 years ago from Decatur. She was married on June 12, 1993, in North Webster, IN to Danny “Dan” Conkling who survives. She retired in 2018 from the United States Postal service in Syracuse after 15 years and formerly worked at Tranter Graphics in Syracuse.
She grew up in the Baptist Church, was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary Post 253 and charter member of the American Legion Post 253 Riders both in North Webster.
She is survived by her husband; daughter: Xanthia Gaines, Chicago, Ill.; son, David (Angel) O’Campo, Princeton, Ky.; three stepsons: Chris (Alicia) Conkling of Pendleton; Jamie (Bev) Conkling of Decatur; and Erik (Anna) Conkling of North Webster; 13 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; four sisters: Jewell (Jerry) McLaughlin of Howe; Sandra Sanchez of Decatur; Carlene Shaffer of Decatur; and Kathleen (Larry) Cooper of Charlotte, N.C.
She was preceded in death by her parents and brother, Paul Krauss Jr.
Visitation will be from 2:00 – 4:00 and 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. on Monday, June 24 at Owen Family Funeral Home, SR 13 and CR 500N, North Webster. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, June 25, in the funeral home with Pastor Dennis Judy officiating. Burial will take place in the Mock Addition of the North Webster Cemetery.
Preferred memorials may be given to the Parkview Home Health & Hospice, 105 N Madison St., Columbia City, IN 46725. To send condolences to the family in memory of Becky Conkling, please visit www.owenfamilyfuneralhome