Elizabeth J. Conrad, 91, of Dyersville passed away Saturday, Oct. 10, at MercyOne Senior Care in Dyersville.
Mass of Christian Burial was held at 10:30 a.m., Friday, Oct. 16, at St. Francis Xavier Basilica in Dyersville with burial in the church cemetery with Rev. Tyler Raymond officiating.
Betty was born May 7, 1929, in North Buena Vista, the daughter of Pete and Hulda Engling. She married Lavern E. Conrad Sept. 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. Her potato salad and stuffing are still talked about and cherished today. Betty’s other favorites were bingo, the Hawkeyes and her beloved Cubs.
Survivors include her four children: Randy (Lori) Conrad and Shari (Joe) Scherrman, both of Delhi, Bonnie (Ken) Foxen, of Luxemburg and Scott (Jodie) Conrad, of Solon; 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; 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; two 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