Obit: Conrad, Barbara M. #2 (1938 - 2014)
Contact: Robert Lipprandt
Surnames: Barnes, Barth, Conrad, Knautz, Matthews, Thomas, Van Asperen, Wussow
----Source: The Tribune - Phonograph (Abbotsford, WI) 8/27/2014
Conrad, Barbara M. (Wussow) (9 JUN 1938 - 21 AUG 2014)
Barbara M. Conrad, age 76, Abbotsford, passed away on August 21, 2014, at Ministry Saint Joseph’s Hospital in Marshfield.
Barbara was born June 9, 1938, in the Town of Cicero, the daughter of Herman and Lorena (Barth) Wussow. She attended Seymour High School and after her graduation attended Lawrence University in Appleton where she studied music. Barbara was united in marriage to Kenneth Conrad on January 9, 1960, at Cicero United Methodist Church. The couple resided in Abbotsford where they raised five wonderful children.
She was a longtime employee of the Clark County Health Care Center in Owen. Barbara was an avid reader, enjoyed golf, Scrabble and spending time with her family and friends. She was a member of First United Presbyterian Church in Abbotsford.
Survivors include her loving husband, Kenneth of Abbotsford; her children, Valerie (Paul) Knautz of Abbotsford, Michael (Tammy) Conrad of Cottage Grove, Susan (Monty) Matthews of Pratt, Kan., and Adam (Molly) Conrad of Richfield, Minn.; her grandchildren, Nichole, Tyler, Sarah, Jordan, Patrick, Parker, Kenneth, Samuel and Georgia; and her great-grandchildren, Bentley and Maci. She is further survived by one brother, Duane (Joanne) Wussow of Appleton; and two sisters, Diane (Richard) Barnes of Ocala, Fla., and Christine (Walter) Van Asperen of Ocala, Fla.
Barbara was preceded in death by her parents; one son, Rick Conrad; her father and mother-in-law, Richard and Beatrice Conrad; and one brother and sister-in-law, David and Jeannie Wussow.
A memorial service was held at 11 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, at First United Presbyterian Church, 305 West Elm Street, Abbotsford. Rev. Marcia Thomas presided. Committal services will take place privately at a later date. Family and friends were invited to gather at the church on Friday from 10 a.m. until time of service.
Life Tributes Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Spencer assisted the family. Visit www.lifetributesfuneralhome.com to share thoughts and condolences.
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