|Birth: ||Apr. 9, 1922|
|Death: ||Sep. 6, 2007|
SPEER - Arlys Mafra Streitmatter Conrad, formerly of Speer, died Thursday afternoon, Sept. 6, 2007, at her residence in Chicago.
She was born April 9, 1922, in Peoria, the daughter of Louis H. and E. Veda (Grove) Streitmatter.
She grew up on the family farm in Speer, Ill., and attended local grade schools. She graduated from Princeville High School and the University of Illinois in 1944.
She spent 38 years in business life, including 23 years as corporate secretary at S & C Electric Company in Chicago.
She married John R. Conrad in Evanston, Ill., on April 11, 1958. He preceded her in death on Aug. 30, 2005.
She was also preceded in death by her parents and grandparents.
During her life, she was an extensive traveler, a member of the Chicago Farmers, The Chicago Council of Foreign Relations, the Council of the Graduate School of Business at the University of Chicago, the Executives' Club of Chicago, the University of Illinois Foundation, the University of Illinois President's Council and the Creve Coeur Club of Peoria. She also served 10 years on the Board of the Auditorium Theatre in Chicago.
During her retirement years, she became an active farmer at her centennial farm near Speer, Ill., and a firm believer in the family farm.
Burial will be in the Apostolic Christian Church Cemetery, Princeville.
Hammitt-Hott Funeral Home, Princeville, is in charge of arrangements.
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