Barbara “Bobbie” A. Conrad
April 30, 1919 – March 10, 2010
“Bobbie” A. Conrad of Waukesha died Wednesday, March 10, 2010, at her
residence at the age of 90. She was born April 30, 1919, in Ironwood,
Mich., to Oscar and Mabel (nee McDougal) Olson.
was a graduate of Ironwood High School and a 1943 graduate of Carroll
College, where she received her Bachelor of Arts degree. While at
Carroll College, she was a member of the Theta Pi Delta sorority.
May 28, 1945, she married Blythe A. “Connie” Conrad. He preceded her in
death in 1982. She has been a member of First Presbyterian Church since
1943, where she has been a longtime member of the choir and a volunteer
and coordinator of Meals on Wheels. She had worked at Wisconsin
Anti-Tuberculosis Association, Waukesha Memorial Hospital, Century Fence
state of Wisconsin, where she retired in 1985.
will be sadly missed by her children, Joyce (Bill) Leissring of Tuscon,
Ariz., and Wayne (Judy) Conrad of Waukesha. She was the dear grandmother
of Carrie Conrad of Waukesha and Matthew (Britt) Conrad of Wauwatosa.
She is further survived by her sister, Joy Ross of Barefoot Bay, Fla.,
nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her sister, Kay
Jacobson, as well as her parents.
will be held from 9 a.m. until the 11 a.m. funeral service Saturday,
March 13, at Randle-Dable Funeral Home, 1110 S. Grand Ave., Waukesha. A
private family burial will take place at Prairie Home Cemetery.
may be made to Avalon Square, 222 Park Place, Waukesha, WI 53186.
Conrad family would like to express their sincere thanks and
appreciation to the staff at Avalon Square and to the hospice staff from
AseraCare for the compassionate care given to their mother and for the
support given to their family.
further information, please call Randle-Dable Funeral, Cremation and
Preplanning Services at 547-4035, or go to
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