Conrad O. (1920 - 2008)
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Surnames: Goehring, Ystad, Snedic, Reynolds, Cook
----Source: Loyal TRG 16 January 2008
Goehring, Conrad O. (19 JUN 1920 - 10 JAN 2008)
Conrad O. Goehring, 87, formerly of Loyal, died on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2008, at the Wisconsin Veterans Home in King. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2007, at the Loyal Methodist Church.
Conrad O. Goehring was born on June 19, 1920, in the town on Beaver, to Otto Oswald and Manda (nee Ystad) Goehring, He graduated from Sunnyside Grade School and Loyal High School and served in the Army in World War ll, after which he attended technical school. He was a member of the American Legion Post 175. His lifetime work was farming with his father. He was a lifelong member of the Loyal Methodist Church, sang in the choir, regularly participated in the Bible study groups, was a member of the Loyal Methodist Men’s Club, and assisted pastors on visitations, sometimes reading scriptures. He loved to read and the Loyal Library was a very favorite place. He was a contributing member of the Loyal Historical Society and his family was impressed with all he knew. He loved gardening and when he and his mother moved from the farm after his father’s passing, he had an excellent garden on Union Street. He and his mother moved to the King Veteran Home at the same time, his mother passing away that same year. He continued his gardening hobby there with a raised garden plot adjacent to his room. His years at King were enriched with ceramics classes, making several gifts for brothers and sisters, and he went on many daylong bus trips.
Survivors include two brothers, Gordon (MaryJean) Goehring, Bend, Ore., Jerry (Sheila) Goehring, West Bend; two sisters, Ruthanne (James) Snedic, West Allis, and Joan (Eugene) Reynolds, Green Bay; a brother-in-law, Loraine Cook, Spencer; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Preceding him in death were his father, Otto Goehring; his mother, Manda Goehring; and a sister, Kathleen Cook.
Cuddie Funeral Home, Loyal, handled the arrangements.
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