Conrad B. Lobenstein, 86|
Jan. 24, 1930 — May 23, 2016
Conrad “Connie” B. Lobenstein, 86, of
Tomah, passed away Monday, May 23, 2016, at Rolling Hills Rehabilitation
Center, Sparta. He was born in Adams on Jan. 24, 1930, to Ben and
Euphrosina (Mack) Lobenstein. He was united in marriage to Anna Marie (Wuest)
Steier on July 28, 1979, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in West Bend.
He served in the Wisconsin National Guard for 16 years. He was an active
member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church of Tomah, as well as an honorary
life member of the Knights of Columbus Council 4125, a charter
fourth-degree member of Father Francis Heindl Assembly 1902 of Tomah and
a certified member of the Honor Guard of the District of Wisconsin. He
was employed with Schultz Brothers Co. of Chicago as a store manager for
20 years, then he moved back to Tomah and worked for the Tomah Area
School District for 16 years as the head custodian, retiring in 1992.
He is survived by four stepchildren, Jerry (Ellen) Steier, James
(Barbara) Steier, Joann (Oscar) Beisbier and Joseph (Jean) Steier Jr.;
11 stepgrandchildren, Laure (Jeff) Seidensticker, Diane (Ron) O’Meara,
Mike (Shelly) Beisbier, Steve (Angie) Beisbier, Anna Marie (Chris)
Friemel, Mark (Tracy) Steier, Jeff (Joanne) Steier, Joe Steier III,
Jeanine (Jay) Schabel, Jason (Amy) Steier and Jed (Danielle) Steier; 18
great-grandchildren; a sister-in-law, Evelyn Lobenstein; a
stepbrother-in-law, Norman Wuest; a stepsister-in-law, Ruth Hamm; and
nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Anna;
a sister, Cecelia Brady; a brother, James; a stepsister and
brother-in-law, La Vina (Delroy) Povonka; a stepbrother-in-law, Ray
Hamm; and a stepbrother and sisterin- law, Ambrose (Aarebelle) Wuest.
A Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, May
26, at Queen of the Apostles Parish at St. Mary’s Catholic Church (303
W. Monroe St., Tomah). Monsignor Richard W. Gilles will officiate. In
accordance to Conrad’s wishes, he will be cremated after the service and
burial will take place at a later date in Calvary Cemetery in Fond du
Lac by his wife, Ann. Relatives and friends are invited to call Thursday
at the church from 10 a.m. until the time of the service.
The Sonnenburg Family Funeral Home is assisting the family with
arrangements. Online condolences may be given at