Lloyd "Ted" James Conkel Resident of San Lorenzo Born August 22, 1927 passed peacefully into the arms of our Lord on June 3rd, 2010. He is survived by his loving wife Natalie M. Vukmirovich-Conkel, daughter Janine Henry (Tom Henry) of Elk Grove, daughter Nanette Conkel (John Cabral) of Pleasant Hill, son David Conkel of Alameda; and preceded in death by son Mark. He is also survived by his grandchildren Brendan Wild, Ashley and Ariel Conkel, and Kathryn and James Henry. Also survived by beloved family members Lee and Anita Fawcett, Milosh and June Vukmirovich, JoAnn Radke; and preceded in death by Vera Vukmirovich. And also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. He was born in Pittsburgh, PA son of Lloyd J. and Helen Edna Conkel, and brother of Tad. He served in the United States Navy. He was employed 42 years by the Oakland Tribune. He was a member of the Crow Canyon Masonic Lodge. He loved the outdoors, loved to garden and enjoyed traveling. Yosemite was one of his favorite places.