Clarence R. "Pinky" Conrad, 81
Clarence R. "Pinky" Conrad, 81, lifelong resident of St. Paul Park Area, died peacefully surrounded by loving family on June 26.
Survived by loving wife of almost 58 years, Jean; son, Tim (Doreen); daughters, Terri (Rick) Obitz, Lori, and Lisa (Rob) Dack; eight grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; sister, Margie Bressler; brother, David (Ruth); and many other relatives and friends.
Preceded in death by parents; siblings, Chuck, Jim, Betty, and Penny.
Pinky enjoyed a lifelong career driving semi for 67 years. He was an original, founding member of the Cottage Grove Fire Department, serving 20+ years, an original Police Reserve for Cottage Grove, a 50 year member of St. Paul Park Legion, active in the Color Guard, and a 4 year veteran of the Air Force.
Funeral service 4 p.m. Tuesday, July 1, at Kok Funeral Home, St. Paul Park, 1201 Portland Ave., with visitation 4-9 p.m. Monday, June 30, and one hour prior to funeral service. Interment Newport Cemetery.
KOK Funeral Homes