Ward H. Conde

Sept. 11, 1910 - Feb. 1, 2007

Ward H. Conde, formerly of Pretty Lake, found peace Thursday, Feb. 1, 2007, at age 96.

He was a first lieutenant of the U.S. Navy during World War II. He was also a retiree of Pabst Brewing Co. after 35 years of dedicated service.

He is remembered as the beloved husband of the late Jean; cherished dad of Jo Anne "Joey" (Ron) Hinzpeter, David Conde and the late Mary-Lee Billington; and dear grandpa of John, Mark, Marie, Marsa, Randy, Roger, Brenda, Jana, Brad, Guy, Matt and Ben. He is also survived by his great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

Private family services will be held in Batavia, Ill.

Church and Chapel Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 827-0659 or visit to view the online obituary or leave condolences.