Lois Conrad, age 81, of Hutchinson, passed away Thursday, February 15, 2018, at Harmony River Living Center in Hutchinson.
Gathering of Family will be held on Sunday, February 25, 2018, from 4:00 to 6:00 P.M. at the Dobratz-Hantge Funeral Chapel in Hutchinson.
Lois Jeaneanne Conrad was born on January 24, 1937, in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She was the daughter of Carl and Ruth (Melin) Nyquist. Lois was baptized as an infant. She received her education in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and was a graduate of the Roosevelt High School Class of 1955.
On October 20, 1956, Lois was united in marriage to Arvor Conrad at First Covenant Church in Minneapolis. This marriage was blessed with three children, Linda, David and Daniel. Lois and Arvor resided in Richfield, Minnesota for 43 years; Buena Vista, Colorado for 16 years; and then moved to Hutchinson in 2015. They shared 61 years of marriage.
Lois retired from Bloomington Public Schools after serving for 23 years as a secretary. In addition to working as a secretary, Lois was also a loving mother to her children and a devoted wife to her husband. Lois was an active member of the Bloomington Covenant Church in Minneapolis where she participated in Bible Studies.
Lois enjoyed sewing and cooking and excelled at anything artistic. She was a wonderful homemaker and enjoyed hosting friends and family. Lois also enjoyed volunteering for the food shelf. She especially enjoyed spending time with her family, grandchildren and friends.
When Lois needed assistance with her daily care, she became a resident at Harmony River Living Center in Hutchinson on April 4, 2016. She passed away there on Thursday, February 15, 2018, at the age of 81 years.
Blessed be her memory.
Lois is survived by her:
Husband, Arvor Conrad of Hutchinson, MN;
Children, Linda Davis and her husband, Jeff, of Brookfield, WI,
David Conrad and his wife, Kim, of Hutchinson, MN,
Daniel Conrad and his wife, Carol, of Lake Nebagamon, WI;
7 of her 8 Grandchildren;
Lifelong Friend, Pat Donaldson and her husband, Ed, of Princeton, MN;
Many relatives and friends.
Lois is preceded in death by her Parents, Carl and Ruth Nyquist; Grandson, John Michael Davis; and Sister, Muriel Johnson.