Dorothy M. Conklin, 90 of Cedar Rapids died Saturday November 2, 2019 at St. Luke’s Hospital. Services at 1:00 PM on Friday at the Cedar Memorial Park Chapel of Memories. Entombment in Cedar Memorial Park Cemetery. There will be a visitation on Thursday from 5 to 7 PM at the Cedar Memorial Park Funeral Home.
Survivors include a daughter Cheryl Conklin of Colorado Springs, Colorado; a son Charles of Fountain, Colorado; two grandchildren Charlotte Hatchett and K.C. Conklin, and one great grandchild Keegan Conklin. She was preceded in death by a daughter Cynthia, five brothers and three sisters.
Dorothy was born on May 20, 1929 In Fulton, Illinois the daughter of William and Lena (VanWeren) Dykhuizen. Dorothy worked at Rockwell Collins for over 20 years and later was a day care provider in her home for several years until she retired.
Dorothy enjoyed fishing, and bowling. She was a member of the Cedar Rapids Senior Women’s League for several years. She also enjoyed cross stitching, making quilts, and crib blankets.
Dorothy will forever be remembered as a wonderful and caring mother, grandmother and friends whose memory will be cherished by all who knew and loved her.
A memorial fund has been established.