Mr. Conrad worked in the printing plant at Scott Air Force Base and retired after 26 years in civil service. He was a member of St. Peter’s Cathedral, Belleville, IL. Milferd was also a member of the Holy Name Society, Knights of Columbus Belleville Council 1028, American Legion Smithton Post 937, VFW O’Fallon Post 805, and the South Side Improvement Association. Milferd was a World War II U.S. Marine Corps. veteran.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 60 years, Viola L., nee Poelker, Conrad, whom he married February 12, 1947, and who died April 6, 2007; his parents, Charles and Hilda, nee Huefner, Conrad; a sister, Carol Seibel; and a son-in-law, Wayne Koch.
Surviving are his three children, Terry (Karen) Conrad of Effingham, IL,
Pamela Koch-Harris (Paul) of Belleville, IL,
and Patti (Edwin) Price of Arnold, MO;
four grandchildren, Mike Conrad and Jennifer Conrad, both of Effingham, IL,
and LeAnn Koch and Anna Bevineau both of Belleville, IL;
and four great-grandchildren, Allison and Jakob Conrad, and Aleah and Alex Bevineau.
Memorials may be made to Crossroads Hospice, 15450 South Outer 40 Drive, Suite 100, Chesterfield, MO 63017, in the form of Masses, to the American Legion Smithton Post 937, or to the VFW O’Fallon Post 805. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.
Visitation: Friends may visit with the family from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, July 8, 2016 at George Renner and Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.
Funeral: Funeral procession will leave at 9:45 a.m. Saturday, July 9, 2016, from George Renner and Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL, for a 10 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Peter’s Cathedral, Belleville, IL, with Fr. Vincent Mukasa officiating.
Burial with military honors will be in Green Mount Catholic Cemetery, Belleville, IL.
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