ROSE CONKLIN, age 99, of Blue Earth, died Wednesday, November 2, 2011, at St. Luke''s Lutheran Care Center, Blue Earth. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, November 5, 2011, at 1:00 PM, at Patton Funeral Home in Blue Earth, with Rev. Joel DeNeui, officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Memorial Cemetery, Fairmont, Minnesota. Visitation time will be from 11:00 AM until service time on Saturday, at Patton Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 400 E. 14th Street, in Blue Earth. Web tributes may be left at www.pattonfh.comRose was born February 21, 1912, in Avon, South Dakota, the daughter of Andrew and Lydia (Hinzmann) Pudwill.She was raised in the Avon, South Dakota area where she attended country school. She was married to Lewis S. Conklin on October 27, 1941 in St. James. The couple lived in Fairmont where she was a homemaker and later moved to Blue Earth. She was a charter member of the First Baptist Church in Fairmont and was currently a member of First Baptist Church in Blue Earth. She was also a member of the Birthday Club, Women''s Missionary Group. She enjoyed gardening, embroidery, sewing and crocheting. She made the best coffee cakes, cinnamon rolls, and thee best raspberry jam. Rose is survived by her daughter, Judy Wiltse of Blue Earth, her daughter, Ruth Westman of Prior Lake, her sister, Johanna Pudwill of Tyndall, South Dakota, 9 grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren.She was preceded in death by her parents, husband-Lewis, infant grandson, 2 son-in-laws, 2 sisters, and 5 brothers.