Obit: Conrad, Frederika #3 (1884 - 1956)


Contact: Stan



Surnames: Conrad, Johnson, Wagner, Bogumill, Lien, Ostenson, Moen


----Source: THORP COURIER (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) 08/16/1956


Conrad, Frederika #3 (1 DEC 1884 - 10 AUG 1956)


Mrs. William (Frederika) Conrad, 71, passed away at 8:00 a.m. Friday at Victory Hospital in Stanley.  Death was doe to leukemia, from which she suffered for the past year.


Frederika Josephine Ostenson was born Dec. 1, 1884 near Westby, Wis.  She spent most of her early life on a farm near Curtiss (Clark Co., Wis.), until her marriage to William Conrad on July 11, 1903.  The family resided for a period of time at Colby, Withee and Abbotsford.  After the death of her husband and two younger children, she became employed at Eau Claire and later came to Thorp where she spent the past twenty-five years.


She is survived by two children, Mrs. Wm. (Florence) Wagner of Thorp and Mrs. Frank (Edna) Bogumill of Hannibal; two brothers , Roy and Melvin Ostenson of Curtiss; four sisters, Mrs. Andrew (Carla) Lien and Edith and Christine Ostenson of Curtiss, and Mrs. Ole (Ella) Moe of Cottage Grove, Oregon; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.


The body lay in state at the Thorp Funeral Home until the time of the funeral which was conducted by the Rev. Cecil Ward at the Thorp Methodist Church at 2:45 o’clock Monday afternoon.  During the service Miss Nancy Lindquist sang "My God and I" and "You’ll Never Walk Alone," accompanied by Mrs. A. M. Wilson of Owen.


Interment took place at the Norwegian Lutheran Cemetery at Curtiss.  Pallbearers were Neil Green, Jacob Johnson, Morris Klemetson, Henry Johnson, Wm. Jakel and Ervin Koerner, all of Curtiss.


Persons from out of town here to attend the funeral of Mrs. Frederika Conrad on Monday were: Dr. and Mrs. A. P. Lien, Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Ostenson, Edith, Christine and Roy Ostenson, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Lipprandt, Mrs. Minnie Green, Mrs. Ida Schiszek, Mrs. Manda Borgemoen, Miss May Skidmore, Mrs. Lydia Pudlas, Mrs. Marvin Augustine, Dennis and Lynette, Mrs. Albert Augustine and Myrna, all of Curtiss; Anna B. hanson, Mrs. Anna Lipprandt of Owen; Mr. and Mrs. L. F. Honstad, Mrs. Susie Sneen, Mrs. Cecil Ward, S. P. Lien, Mary H. Lien, all of Stanley; Mrs. Ben Konsella, Mrs. Vernon Madison, Jean Madison, Mrs. Franklin Schwark, all of Hannibal; Mr. and Mrs. Oluf Borgemoen, Chelsea; Mrs. Herman Singstock, Colby; Nancy and Mary Ostenson of Bloomer.



© Every submission is protected by the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998.


Show your appreciation of this freely provided information by not copying it to any other site without our permission.


Become a Clark County History Buff


Report Broken Links

A site created and maintained by the Clark County History Buffs
and supported by your generous donations.


Webmasters: Leon Konieczny, Tanya Paschke,

Janet & Stan Schwarze, James W. Sternitzky,

Crystal Wendt & Al Wessel