Marietta A. Conrad
Marietta A. Conrad, 88, Houghton, died Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012, at the Park Place Long Term Care Unit in Mt. Pleasant.
Friends may call after 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 30, at the St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Houghton where there will be a Daughters of Isabella Rosary at 3 p.m. and a Christian Wake service at 5 p.m. The family will meet with friends from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the church.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Dec. 31, at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Houghton, with Father Gary Beckman as Celebrant. Burial will be in the St. John’s Church Cemetery in Houghton.
Memorials may be made in her memory to St. John’s Catholic Church.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.schmitzlynkfuneralhome.com. Schmitz-Lynk Funeral Home in West Point is assisting the family with arrangements.
Born July 16, 1924, in West Point, she was the daughter of George and Anna Stuekerjuergen Mehmert. On July 9, 1946, she married Leonard F. Conrad at St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church in West Point. He preceded her in death.
She was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Houghton, and St. Ann’s Circle Daughters of Isabella. She worked in the kitchen of the Houghton Knights of Columbus for many years and helped with the St. John’s Cookie Drive. She enjoyed baking cakes and singing in the St. John’s Choir.
Survivors include three daughters, Pat (Jim) Holt of Davenport, Judi (Sam) Collora of Mt. Pleasant, and Brenda (Jeff) Menke of Peoria, Ill.; five sons, Frank (Susan) Conrad of Donnellson, Thomas (Trinh) Conrad of Burlington, Jeff Conrad of Keosauqua, Ron (Janet) Conrad of Orlando, Fla. and Kevin (Barb) Conrad of Hillsboro; 22 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; four sisters, Rosie Ping of West Point, Cecilia Kruse of Donnellson, Gertie (Leroy) Kruse of Houghton, and Ruth (Bill) Meylor of Rockford, Ill.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; two brothers, Bernard and Joe; and one sister, Martha Moeller.