Rev. Norman A. Conklin

  • Died: October 15, 2019
  • Location: Fort Wayne, Indiana

D O McComb and Sons - Pine Valley

1320 East Dupont Rd.
Fort Wayne, IN 46825

Tel. (260) 426-9494

Tribute & Message From The Family

Rev. Norman A. Conklin, 87 passed away Tuesday, October 15, 2019 in Fort Wayne, IN surrounded by his family. He was born in Tarrytown NY. Norman was a true shepherd as Pastor to churches in South Dakota, Kansas, and the Ft. Wayne area and his love for the Lord fueled his passion for ministry to people in ways too many to mention. Norman was an avid sports fan before Alzheimers stole his memory of his favorite team, the Cleveland Indians. He enjoyed traveling with his beloved wife in their motorhome, yardwork, and helping others. He is survived by children Bruce (Donna) Conklin, daughter Bev Ketchum (Carl) Moellering both of Fort Wayne, daughter Barb (Matt) Price of Huntertown, eight grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife of 64 years, Doris D. Conklin, his son Brad Conklin, son in law Paul Ketchum. Services will be 10:30 AM Friday October 18, 2019 at Covenant United Methodist Church, 10001 Coldwater Road Fort Wayne, with calling one hour prior. Calling will also be Thursday October 17, 2019 from 3-5 and 6-8 pm at D.O. McComb& Sons, 1320 E Dupont Rd, Fort Wayne IN. Burial in Highland Park Cemetery Fort Wayne, IN. Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association. To sign the online guestbook go to


Condolence & Memory Journal

So sorry I was not able to attend the service for Norm. My sincerest sympathy to the entire family. Rest in peace.

Posted by Susan Sheehan - Coldwater, MI   October 24, 2019

Sorry, we weren't able to make it to the service. We love you all and are so very thankful for the memories we have shared with all of you but especially Norman and Doris. Praying for God's presence to comfort you on your hard days even as we praise Him for their freedom from this broken life and look forward to join them again one day. Love you all!

Posted by Trini & Terry Cunningham - Greenback, TN - Family Friend   October 20, 2019

Pastor Norm was our pastor and friend at St. John's in Bippus, Indiana.
He was an outstanding person, pastor, and leader.

With Love the Sell family

Posted by Michael & Brigitte Sell - Bippus, IN - Friend   October 19, 2019

To Pastor Conklin's Loved one and Friends, Remembering Pastor Conklin and the years he served as Pastor at Saturn Christian Church. May God give you His comfort and peace as you say goodbye for awhile and fill your hearts with wonderful memories of times you shared together. Saturn Christian Church

Posted by Saturn Christian Church - Columbia City, IN   October 17, 2019

Dear Conclin family,
Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time of you FATHER'S HOMEGOING. I still remember his laugh and joy of serving with him in EMC (FEC) and at Miracle Camp as a very young pastor (me). May the Lord bless you with is peace and comfort as you grieve your loss.
In Christ's service,
Earl & Cheryl Cecil

Posted by Earl Cecil - Indianapolis, IN - Friend   October 17, 2019

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