Wayne M. Conrad

Wayne M. Conrad, 79, of Belleville, Illinois, born Saturday, July 8, 1933, in Golconda, IL, died Friday, October 26, 2012 at Swansea Rehabilitation and Care Center in Swansea, Illinois.

Wayne retired after 35 years as an Assistant Operator for Illinois American Water Company.  He was an Korean War Army veteran, President of the UWUA Local #405 for 25 years and a member of St. Clair Masonic Lodge #24 AF & AM.

He was preceded in death by his:

  • Parents: Roy and Alta, nee Williams, Conrad
  • Brothers: Roy and Lowell Conrad

Surviving are his:

  • Wife: Phyllis, nee Schroll, Conrad of Belleville, IL whom he married December 26, 1953
  • Sons
    • Larry (Mary Beth) Conrad of Polk City, IA
    • Gary (Laura) Conrad of Saint Louis, MO
  • Sisters
    • Wilma (Russell) Hunt of Oberlin, OH
    • Betty Fernandes of Bethalto, IL
  • Grandchildren
    • Ben (Grace)
    • David
    • Alyse
    • Paige
    • Kaily
    • Payton
  • Great-Grandchildren
    • Colin
    • Catelynn
    • Bella


Memorials: Memorials may be given to Cross Street Community of Christ Church, Shiloh, IL.

Visitation:  Friends may call from 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm Monday, October 29, 2012 at Kurrus Funeral Home in Belleville, Illinois.

Funeral:  Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am Tuesday, October 30, 2012 at Kurrus Funeral Home, with Galen Henson officiating.  Interment will follow at Lake View Memorial Gardens, Fairview Heights, Illinois.

Condolences left for Wayne M. Conrad:

    Wayne and Phyliss have meant so very much to our family for so many years. Wayne was always so helpful to my mother and father, I will miss him deeply, but always cherish the memories. Phyliss, our thoughts and prayers are with you. Love, Tom & Marty.

    Tom & Marty Riggs Lakewood WA 98498

    Please accept our deepest sympathies on the passing your husband and father. We are keeping you in our thoughts and prayers.

    Joan Fishbein, Jim Fishbein & family and Harry Fishbein & family.

    Joan Fishbein Belleville IL 62223