Larry Conrad

Larry Conrad
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Larry E. Conrad, 85, of Fairview Heights, IL, born September 19, 1936, in Belleville, IL, died Monday, August 8, 2022, at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital, O’Fallon, IL.

Larry had worked as a salesman and retired from Purcell Tire and Service Center. He was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Fairview Heights, IL. Larry had been a member of the Knights of Columbus Council 1028 since the age of 18. He had served as a past Grand Knight, a Faithful Navigator, and member of Assembly 199. Larry had also been a former 4 year Master of the Fourth Degree Southern District of Illinois, and former District Deputy. In his retirement he enjoyed feeding the birds, watching Cardinal baseball, spoiling his granddaughter, and eating out. Larry was a member of the Illinois National Guard. He loved taking care of his children and granddaughter.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Rudolph and Helen, nee Mayer, Conrad; and a brother, Walter J. Conrad, Jr.

He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Dolores J., nee Holle, Conrad, whom he married at the Cathedral of St. Peter, on May 8, 1965; a son, Anthony E. Conrad of Larkspur, CO; a daughter, Angela J. (Craig) Siman of St. Charles, MO; and a granddaughter, Jenna N. Siman.

Memorials may be made to The National Pancreas Foundation or to Holy Trinity Catholic Church. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

Visitation:  Friends may visit from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, August 12, 2022, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.

Funeral: A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, August 13, 2022, at Cathedral of St. Peter Catholic Church, Belleville, IL, with fellow Knights of Columbus member, Msgr. William McGhee officiating.

Burial will be at Valhalla Gardens of Memory, Belleville, IL.


13 Comments on Larry Conrad

Peggy Kuenstler said : Guest Report Aug 25, 2022 at 8:36 PM

Sorry to hear this, now he joins Jim again. They will have great talks. Peace be with you, it's hard!!! God loves you & your family, may he R.I.P. Prayers!!!

  • Olney
  • Illinois
Mary K Heap said : Guest Report Aug 20, 2022 at 10:43 AM

Dolores, we were so sorry to hear about Larry. We will keep you and your family in our prayers. Hugs to you, Tom and Mary Heap

  • IL
Ben and Lisa Weiler said : Guest Report Aug 18, 2022 at 9:25 PM

We are so sorry to hear of Larry’s passing. So many good memories of you both during your time in Olney! Ben and Lisa Weiler

  • Claremont
  • IL
Marvin Blaes said : Guest Report Aug 12, 2022 at 9:38 PM

Dee, sorry to hear of Larry’s Passing. May his soul rest in the peace of the Lord Jesus. Amen praying for you and the family.

  • Little Rock
  • Arkansas
Fr. Chuck Tuttle said : Guest Report Aug 12, 2022 at 12:01 PM

My deepest condolence and prayers for Former Master Larry's family. It was an honor to serve with such a humble and gentle Knight as his District Friar. Many happy memories.

  • Breese
  • IL
Jim Galvin said : Guest Report Aug 12, 2022 at 7:55 AM

The loss of a familiar face at those Rutledge family gatherings. Intercessions are offered.

  • Belleville
  • Illinois
William Holdener said : Guest Report Aug 11, 2022 at 5:17 PM

I knew Larry from the 4th degree Assembly 199. he was a religious man of faith, and loved his God and his family very much. He will be sadly missed by very many people. May God bless him and give him eternal peace. I offer my sincere sympathy to his entire family. May God give you strength, and courage and above peace in the days to come. God bless you.

  • Millstadt
  • IL
Robert Brinkerhoff said : Guest Report Aug 11, 2022 at 1:58 PM

Thoughts and Prayers to the Conrad family at this time of loss. -Your Ecolab Family

  • Kaysville
  • Utah
Anna Zeller said : Guest Report Aug 11, 2022 at 10:14 AM

Tony - I'm very sorry to hear about the loss of your father. Prayers and condolences to you and your family.

  • Aurora
  • CO
Kimberly Mcnutt said : Guest Report Aug 11, 2022 at 8:50 AM

My condelences to you and yo1ur family Dee. We are so very sorry for your loss. We are here if you need anything or jisy want to talk.

  • fairview heights
  • Illinois
Brad & Sharon Cason said : Guest Report Aug 10, 2022 at 11:30 AM

Dee please accept our deepest condolences. Couldnt ask for a better man or neighbor. He will be deeply missed. I am the Deputy Grand Knight at the Fairview Heights Council 592. If there is anything you need our council is more than willing to help a brother knight

Patricia Newell said : Guest Report Aug 10, 2022 at 9:08 AM

Angie, Jenna and Family - my deepest condolences on the passing of your Dad/Grandfather. Larry was a very special man and loved you dearly and put his family first. My favorite memories are talking about your Dad and always referring to him as Larry the Legend because he is! My prayers and love to all during this very difficult time.

  • Collinsville
  • IL
Ryan Gagnepain said : Guest Report Aug 09, 2022 at 3:59 PM

Tony and Family- Very sorry for your loss. Sending Positive thoughts and wishes to the family during this tough time. Condolences - Your Ecolab Family.

  • Colorado springs
  • CO

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