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Allan Dale Conrad

February 6, 1944 — December 31, 2022

Elkhart, IN

Allan Dale Conrad, 78, of Elkhart, IN passed away on December 31,2022 at his home. Allan was born on February 6, 1944 in Garrett, IN to Delbert and Izola Conrad. He married the love of his life Karen on March 21, 1964 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Kendallville, IN.

Allan worked from the age of 19 at Conn-Selmer until his retirement after 41 years of service. He started out as a trucker driver and retired as a clarinet assembler. He enjoyed playing cards, mushroom hunting and fishing. He also enjoyed traveling the United States with his wife Kate, most of all he loved to spend time with his family and friends. His children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren were his greatest joy of his life.

Allan is survived by his wife of 58 years, Kate; their children Karen (David) Walters, Allan Dale Conrad II, Cynthia (Rex) Widmeyer and Eric Conrad all of Elkhart, IN; grandchildren Jeff (Paige) Walters, Joshua (Cally) Walters, Kristin Walters, Justin (Holly) Widmeyer. Jordain (Jordan) Cox, Patrick (Kristen Whitford ) Widmeyer and Tori (Patrick Curtain) Conrad; great-grandchildren Percy, Carson, Gavin, Mackenzie, Ellie, Duncan, Parker, Olivia, Logan and one on the way; his siblings, Glema Klinger of Angola, IN., Ronald L. (Penny) Conrad of Crooked Lake, IN ., and Joyce (Herb) Ohlwine of Churubusco, IN., and his sister-in-law Kathie Conrad of Garrett, IN. Allan was preceded in death by his parents Delbert Conrad and Izola McMillan, his brother Phillip D. Conrad, his brother-in-law George Klinger and his infant son.

Visitation will be held on from 3-7 pm on Tuesday, January 3, 2023 at Stemm-Lawson-Peterson Funeral Home, 1531 Cobblestone Blvd., Elkhart, IN 46514. Funeral services will be held at 11am on Wednesday at the funeral home with visitation from 10-11am. Burial will follow at Prairie Street Cemetery in Elkhart, IN. Memorial donations may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project www.woundedwarriorproject.org Online condolences may be made to Allan’s family at www.stemmlawsonpeterson.com

Donations:

Wounded Warrior Project
PO BOX 758516, Topeka KS 66675-8516
Web: http://www.woundedwarriorproject.org

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