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Obituary of Elizabeth Jane Conrad

Link for Betty Conrad's funeral: https://youtu.be/tFvT3QiFH8c

 

Elizabeth J. Conrad, 91, of Dyersville passed away Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020, at MercyOne Senior Care in Dyersville.

 

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 16, 2020 at St. Francis Xavier Basilica in Dyersville with burial in the church cemetery.  Rev. Tyler Raymond will officiate.  Social distancing will be greatly appreciated.

 

Betty was born on May 7, 1929, in North Buena Vista, IA, the daughter of Pete and Hulda Engling.  She married Lavern E. Conrad on September 9, 1950, in North Buena Vista. She loved her grandchildren. She was a great seamstress working at the sewing factory in Dyersville.

 

She also gardened and was a great cook. The potato salad and her stuffing are still talked about and cherished today. Oh, not to forget other favorites like bingo, the Hawkeyes and her beloved Cubs.

 

Survivors include her 4 children: Randy (Lori) Conrad and Shari (Joe) Scherrman, both of Delhi IA, Bonnie (Ken) Foxen of Luxemburg IA, and Scott (Jodie) Conrad of Solon, Iowa; 10 grandchildren: Tony (Josie) and Corey (Ali) Scherrman, Tim (Abby) and Michael (Tate) Conrad, Nick (friend Erika) and Josh (Kayla) Foxen, and Shana (Dean) Plambeck, Beki (Austin) Baier, Shane (Lizzi) Mosby and Amie (Cody) Schurman; 11 great grandchildren: Weston and Hollis Scherrman, Elizabeth and Matthew Scherrman, Lillian and Evelyn Conrad, James and Jason Plambeck, Ainsley Baier, Aiden and Emeline Mosby, and one more due in December; a sister Laurie Ludovissy, sister-in-law Mary (Ludovissy) Engling and brother-in-law Ed Ehrlich.

 

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Vern, siblings: Rose (Marian) VanHorne, Renee (Joe) Stromberger, Honey (Norb) Cummer, Elaine (Fred) Shafer, Arnold Engling, Ronald Engling and Janice Ehrlich; 2 brothers-in-law: Kenneth (Florence) Conrad and Ed (Margaret) Conrad.

 

Memorials are preferred to the Mercy One Senior Care and/or Hospice of Dubuque.

 

Online condolences may be left for the family at www.kramerfuneral.com

 

 

Friday
16
October

Funeral

10:30 am - 11:30 am
Friday, October 16, 2020
St. Francis Xavier Basiica
103 2nd St SE
Dyersville, Iowa, United States
Friday
16
October

Burial

11:45 am - 11:55 am
Friday, October 16, 2020
St. Francis Cemetery
8th St NW
Dyersville, Iowa, United States