Otto Carl Conrad,
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
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.