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Earl T.F. Conrady, 88, of Lincoln,
formerly of Hartsburg, died Friday, Sept. 4, 2009, at 6:50 a.m. at
Memorial Medical Center in Springfield.
Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Tuesday at St. John's Lutheran Church in
Hartsburg. His funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the
church, with the Rev. David Russell and Ryan Edgecomb officiating.
Arrangements are by Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral
Home in Lincoln.
Burial will be in Hartsburg Union
Mr. Conrady was retired from farming in Orvil,
Prairie Creek and Sheridan townships.
He was born Feb. 11, 1921, at Hartsburg to Seide
and Anna Rademaker Conrady. He married Frances
Schultz on April 18, 1943, in Lincoln. She preceded
him in death on Jan. 6, 1998.
He is survived by one son, Richard (and Mary)
Conrady of Hartsburg; one daughter, Kay (and John)
Proefrock of Hartsburg; two sisters, Ruth Ellen
Guill of Watseka and Lula Belle (and Allen) Barry of
Emden; four grandchildren, Brenda Tibbs of Lincoln,
Monica Proefrock of Jacksonville, Ann Proefrock of
Hartsburg and Dirk Conrady of Hartsburg; two
stepgrandchildren, Sarah (and Jason) Lorek of
Romeoville and Jessica (and Brandon) Payne of
Bowling Green, Ky.; three step-great-grandchildren;
a sister-in-law, Florence Clark of Mount Pulaski;
and a brother-in-law, Edward Schultz of Phoenix,
He was also preceded in death by one son, William
E. Conrady; one brother, Robert Conrady; and one
sister, Analina Coers.
He was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church of
Hartsburg, St. John's Brotherhood and the church
He was a 34-year member of the board of directors
of Emden's Farmer's Grain. He was also a member of
the Farm Bureau of Logan County, Linpro Square Dance
Club and Emden Community Dance Club.
Memorials may be made to St. John's Lutheran
Church of Hartsburg.
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