DARRELL PAUL BUCK CONRAD
Darrell Paul Buck Conrad, age 72, of Kahoka, MO, died unexpected Thursday, June 14, 2012 in a farm accident at his home.
Darrell was born December 8, 1939 at Houghton, IA, a son of Orville and Lucille Schwartz Conrad. On November 30, 1963, he was united in marriage to Anne Meierotto at St. Paul, IA.
Survivors include his wife, Anne, of the home; two daughters, Laura (Mrs. James) Gray of Kahoka, MO and Kelly (Mrs. Brian) Kipping of Carlisle, IA; six grandchildren: Britten, Abigail, Alexandra, and Nickalus Gray and Adam and Kate Kipping; two brothers, Don (Geri) Conrad of West Point, IA, Lloyd (Donna) Conrad of Evansville, IN; four sisters: Marilyn (Mrs. Paul) Wellman of Bonaparte, IA, Janice Gevock of Coralville, IA, Linda (Mrs. Ronnie) Wellman of West Point, IA and Peggy (Mrs. Earl) Higgins of Peoria, IL; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law: Irene (Mrs. Carl) Scott of Fort Madison, IA, Adrian (Mrs. Mary) Meierotto of Revere, MO, Martha (Mrs. Dave) Miles of Danville, IA, and Dorothy Meierotto of Fort Madison, IA; aunts and uncles including locally, Cele Krogmeier and Darlene Meyers both of West Point, IA and Marietta Conrad of Houghton, IA; as well as nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Peter Conrad; his father and mother-in-law, Bernard and Lizzetta Meierotto; nephew, Scott Conrad; niece, Sue Conrad; and brothers-in-law, Stanley Wellman and Leo Meierotto.
Darrell retired from Ideal Ready Mix in 2008. He also farmed and was still on the farm raising livestock at his death. He was a graduate of St. Marys High School in West Point, IA and was a member of St. Michaels Catholic Church in Kahoka, the Knights of Columbus and Clark Co. Moose Lodge.
Darrell loved watching western movies, old TV shows and sports. He was an avid golfer and he and Anne made many wonderful friendships through this activity. They also enjoyed going to the casino with friends.
More than anything, Darrell loved his family. He loved to take them fishing, had the patience to teach grandchildren to drive and loved taking Nick golfing. Any day spent with his children and grandchildren was a great day.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held Monday, June 18, 2012 at 10:000 a.m. at St. Michaels Catholic Church in Kahoka, MO with Father Paul M. Hartley, officiant. Burial was in Kahoka Cemetery.
Memorials were suggested to St. Michaels Catholic Church in Kahoka or the Clark Co. R-1 High School Golf Team.