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Lila Mae Svendgaard Conrad
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Birth: Apr. 30, 1931
Washington County
Nebraska, USA
Death: Sep. 17, 2004
Washington County
Nebraska, USA

(Acknowledgement to Washington County Nebraska Genealogical Society for archive of following obituaries)
Lila M (Svendgaard) Conrad

Died on 9/17/2004

Printed in Pilot-Tribune, September 17, 2004

Lila M. Conrad, 73, of Blair, died Friday, Sept. 17, 2004, at Memorial Community Hospital in Blair.

A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 21, at St. Francis Borgia Catholic Church in Blair. Interment will be in Blair's Holy Cross Cemetery.

Lila M. Conrad was born April 30, 1931, in Blair, to Alvin and Helen (Larsen) Svendgaard. She lived her entire life in the Blair area, attending March School and graduating from Blair High School in 1948.

On Aug. 20, 1949, she married Donald J. Conrad at St. Francis Borgia Catholic Church.

Mrs. Conrad was a member of St. Francis Borgia for 55 years, where she was active in the Ladies Sodality, helping with May dinners and activities. The Conrads were also members of a pinochle club for more than 50 years, and were sponsors of the Fairway girls softball team. Mrs. Conrad enjoyed traveling across the country with the team, their families and friends.

She was a devoted mother, grandmother and great-grandmother who was truly cherished by her whole family. She dearly loved having her home filled with her children and grandchildren. Her whole life was devoted to her family.

She is survived by her husband, Don; five daughters and sons-in-law, Ann and Skeeter Therkelsen of Blair; Marilyn and Mike Thompson of Houston, Texas; Nancy and Patrick Murphy of Omaha; Carolyn and Jeff Young of Blair; and Sara Conrad of Washington, D.C.; two sons and daughters-in-law, Terry and Kim Conrad of Blair; and Jim and Christy Conrad of Fremont; mother, Helen Skov of Blair; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Peggy and Ned Williams of Omaha; and Marlene and Dick Sutherland of Sioux Falls, S.D.; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Alan and Jane Svendgaard and Tim and Lori Svendgaard, all of Blair; 12 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; as well as many cousins, nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her father, Alvin, and a sister, Marilyn.

Memorials are suggested to St. Francis Borgia Catholic Church.

Campbell-Aman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

# 2 - - from Omaha World-Herald, September 20, 2004

CONRAD - - Lila M., age 73, Blair. Survived by husband, Don; 5 daughters, Anna and Skeeter Therkelsen, Blair; Marilyn and Mike Thompson, Houston, TX; Nancy and Patrick Murphy, Omaha; Carolyn and Jeff Young, Blair; Sara Conrad, Washington, D.C.; 2 sons, Terry and Kim Conrad, Blair; Jim and Christy Conrad, Fremont; mother, Helen Skov, Blair; 2 brothers, Alan and Tim Svendgaard, both Blair; 2 sisters, Peggy Williams, Omaha and Marlene Sutherland, Sioux Falls, SD; 12 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren.

SERVICES to be held St. Francis Borgia Catholic Church, Blair, 10 am Tues. ROSARY 8 pm Mon. at church with family receiving visitors from 6 8 pm. MEMORIALS to St. Francis Borgia Catholic Church.

Family links: 
  Alvin John Svendgard (1903 - 1962)
  Helen Lucille Larson Skov (1908 - 2005)
  Marilyn Fay Svendgaard (1930 - 1934)*
  Marilyn Faye Svendgard (1930 - 1934)*
  Lila Mae Svendgaard Conrad (1931 - 2004)
*Calculated relationship
In Loving Memory
Holy Cross Cemetery
Washington County
Nebraska, USA
Plot: Block 11 Elev. 1078'
GPS (lat/lon): 41.54967, -96.11926
Created by: S. Wardell
Record added: Jun 06, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 111910228
Lila Mae <i>Svendgaard</i> Conrad
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Lila Mae <i>Svendgaard</i> Conrad
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- Dianne Wulf Krueger
 Added: Jun. 11, 2015
Rest in peace.
- Mr B
 Added: May. 11, 2014

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