Edward H. Conklin


Edward H. Conklin, a retired foreman for the Oles Envelope Corp., died Monday at the Greater Baltimore Medical Center of complications to kidney disease.

A mass of Christian burial for Mr. Conklin, who was 85 and lived on Moreland Avenue, will be offered at 10 a.m. tomorrow at St. Ursula's Roman Catholic Church, 8801 Harford Road.

The Baltimore native had worked for the envelope company for more than 40 years and earlier was an ironworker.

For many years, he sang lead tenor for the Clifton Four, a barbershop quartet.

His wife, the former Marie Olert, died in 1981.

He is survived by a son, Ross E. Conklin of Durham, N.C.; a daughter, Michele J. Myrland of Los Angeles; a sister, Helen Blessing of Baltimore; nine grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

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