Irene I. Konkle, 89, of 5335 West County Road 700 South Claypool, Indiana, died on 9/22/2009 at 7:45 PM at her residence. She was born on July 8, 1920 in Palmer Saskatchewan, Canada.
Irene was born to Arthur and Erma (Jones) Golden. She lived most of her life in the Warsaw area. Irene marrie Leslie Konkle on October 4, 1940 in Bourbon, Indiana. He preceded her in death on September 14, 1976.
Irene worked as a punch press operator for Sun Metal Products, retiring after 33 years of service. She was a member of Calvary Tabernacle of Warsaw and was also affiliated with the Pentecostal Church for 80 years. She was past secretary of the Ladies Auxiliary of the United Pentecostal Church and also played the piano at the church for 7 years.
Irene is survived by 4 Sons;
Leslie R. (Marta) Konkle, Warsaw, Indiana
James A. (Karen) Konkle, Fort Wayne, Indiana
Reverend S. Allen (Cindi) Konkle, Marmet, West Virginia
Gary N. (Sharon) Konkle, Fort Wayne, Indiana
1 Daughter; Carolyn (Larry) Rohrer, Claypool, Indiana
2 Brothers; Samuel Golden, Argos, Indiana
Donald Golden, Tippecanoe, Indiana
2 Sisters; Joy Steager, Orlando, Florida
Mary Rodway, Las Vegas, Nevada
18 Great Grandchildren
6 Geat-Great Grandchildren
7 Step Grandchildren
She is also preceded in death by her Parents; 1 Son, Dennis Konkle; 1 Daughter; Arlene V. McCullor; 2 Brothers; Paul and Russell Golden; 2 Sisters, Ruth Golden and Dorothy Wadkins and 1 Grandchild, Jeffrey Konkle.
Services will be held at McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel, Warsaw, Indiana on Friday, September 25, 2009 at 10:00 am with Pastor Rich Maron officiating.. Calling hours will be 4:00 – 8:00 pm at the funeral chapel on Thursday, September 24, 2009. Burial will be at Oakwood Cemetery, Warsaw, Indiana.
McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel, Warsaw, Indiana is in charge of arrangements. The family requests all memorial contributions be made to Calvary Tabernacle of Warsaw, 474 West Levi Lee Road, Warsaw, Indiana 46582 or to Kosciusko Homecare and Hospice, P.O. Box 1196, Warsaw,Indiana 46581-1196.