Pamela Sue Konkle
Pamela Sue Konkle, age 72, of Six Lakes passed away on Thursday, February 6, 2014 at Spectrum Health – Blodgett Campus in Grand Rapids. Pamela was born on November 20, 1941 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, the daughter of Paul and Beatrice (Thresher) Duyser. She was raised in the Grand Rapids area and graduated from South High School with the class of 1960. She furthered her education at Grand Rapids Junior College and Central Michigan University earning her Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education in 1965.
Pamela met her husband, Daniel in high school and they were married on June 13, 1964 at the Burton Heights Methodist Church in Grand Rapids. Pamela was employed as an elementary teacher in Midland, Shepherd, Ludington and Philadelphia for over 25 years, retiring in 1995, but continuing to work as a substitute teacher until 2004.
Pamela cherished and adored spending time with her grandchildren. She also was an avid golfer, and enjoyed sports, quilting, gardening, and bird watching. She was a member of the Faith United Methodist Church in Edmore where she enjoyed interacting with the Faith Crafters.
Pamela is survived by her husband, Daniel; her sons: Matthew (Tracy) Konkle of Delaware and Fred (Colleen) Konkle of Pennsylvania; three grandchildren: Ashley, Andrew and Daniel and two sisters: Sue (Dick) Butler of Colorado Springs and Dee (Clyde) Chapman of Saginaw.
Pamela was preceded in death by her parents, Paul and Beatrice.
Per the family’s wishes, cremation has taken place and a memorial service will be held at a future date.
Those wishing to make a memorial contribution in Pamela’s honor, may make their donations payable to: Spectrum Health Hospice.
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