Obituary: Paul Conrad Jr.

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July 7, 1935 ~ July 14, 2020

Paul Conrad Jr.

Paul Conrad Jr. passed away on July 14, 2020, at the age of 85. Paul was born on July 7, 1935, to Virginia M. and Paul W. Conrad in Decatur, Indiana. Paul married Sharon Kay Heller on Aug. 4, 1962, in Decatur, Indiana. Coach enjoyed playing poker, basketball, baseball, football, refereeing and was a member of the Lutheran Church.

Paul is survived by his wife Sharon of nearly 58 years, daughter Dawn (Jon) Hoffman, daughter Kim (Joe Hunter) Lilja, son Rusty (Jennifer) Conrad, daughter Kiki (Chris) Bradford, brother William (Lola) Conrad, brother-in-law Roger Pollock, brother-in-law John (Monty) Heller, six grandchildren: Kelsey (Cameron) Kalemkarian, Kirsten (Dakota) Aust, Kordel Hoffman, Jordan (Jenne) Lilja, Kyle Conrad, one great-grandchild Luca Aust, four nieces and families.

He is preceded in death by his parents Paul and Virginia Conrad, sister Virginia Rose Pollock, sister-in-law Karen Conrad, sister-in-law Phyllis Heller.

Services will be held on Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020, at 11:30 a.m. at the First Baptist Church (207 South Sunset Ave., Rangely, Colorado). Interment will follow at the Rangely Cemetery. Online condolences may be shared at

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In lieu of flowers the Paul Conrad Memorial Fund has been established for the High School Baseball Team. Donations can be made at the Bank of the San Juans, Account #3776.