Otto Carl Conrad, 91


Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013, at 11 a.m. at Trinity Ev. Lutheran Church-Freistadt, 10729 W. Freistadt Road, for Otto Carl Conrad of Cedarburg. Otto died on Sunday, Aug. 11, 2013, at the age of 91 at Horizon Hospice from natural causes. Interment will follow at the church cemetery. Visitation will be at church on Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to Trinity Ev. Lutheran Church-Freistadt are appreciated. For online condolences please visit www.muellerfuneralhome.com.

Otto was born in Fond du Lac on Dec. 17, 1921, the son of Carl and Matilda (nee Schmidt) Conrad. He loved working on his parents’ dairy farm in Almena. He graduated from Baron High School. When Otto was 17 years old he joined the CCC, Civilian Conservation Corps. He was in the Army during World War II. Otto and Dorothy were united in marriage Aug. 23, 1980, at Trinity Ev. Lutheran Church, Freistadt. They enjoyed traveling, bowling, woodworking and square dancing. He was an active member at Trinity Ev. Lutheran Church, on the board of property at church and was in the choir. Otto was a man of few words but always was willing to help. He was an all-around handyman who was loved by everyone who knew him.

Otto is survived by his wife of 33 years, Dorothy “Dot;” children, Carl (Mary) Conrad, Geraldine (Jean) Ross, Joyce (the late Steve) Lewin, Adrienne (Tom) Ponik, Doreen Conrad (Stephen) Vircsik, Donna (Bob) Schaerer, Diane (Tom) Klug and David (Lisa) Neske; 16 grandchildren, many great-grandchildren, great-great grandson, a sister, Eileen (Al) Koser; other relatives and friends.

Mueller Funeral Home & Crematory is assisting the family.