Ella V. “Vickie” Conrad

Ella V. “Vickie” Conrad, age 71 of rural Alhambra, IL, died Wednesday, April 20, 2016, at her residence.

She was born October 06, 1944, in Edwardsville, IL, the daughter of Woodrow and Dorothy (nee Fetter) Pratt.

On January 21, 1984, she married Dennis Ray Conrad in Alhambra, IL. He survives in rural Alhambra.

She was a member of Salem United Church of Christ. She was also a member of Stephen’s Minister at Salem United Church of Christ.

Vickie was born and grew up in Edwardsville. After High School, she got married and stayed home and raised her children. She was a great homemaker and mother and loved being with her children as they grew-up. In 2005, she began working at Alhambra Care Center as Director of Activities. She retired in 2010. Vickie was a Published Author of a children’s book “Birds Are Bears Best Friend”. She enjoyed fishing at the lake behind her home and being with her family.

Survivors include :
Husband – Dennis R. Conrad, Alhambra, IL
Son – Jeff A. Hollowich, Vandalia, IL
Daughter – Debora A. Mindrup, Mulberry Grove, IL
Daughter – Diana L. “Dede” Donohoo, Marine, IL
Son – Clinton Ray (Jenna) Conrad, Highland, IL
Grandchild – Stephen (Joya) Carthy
Grandchild – Neely (Jason) Kinkel
Grandchild – Michael Donohoo
Grandchild – Kevin Donohoo
Grandchild – Amber Donohoo
Grandchild – Krystal Conrad
Grandchild – Kira Conrad
Great Grandchild – Bailey Kinkel
Great Grandchild – Ella MaryJane Carthy
Brother – Ronall Pratt, Edwardsville, IL
Brother – Donald (Judy) Pratt, Bloomington, IL

She was preceded in death by :
Father – Woodrow Pratt
Mother – Dorothy Pratt nee Fetter
Son In-law – Michael P. Donohoo
Brother – Walter Pratt
Sister – Pam Wagoner

Arrangements are being handled by Dauderman Mortuary in Alhambra, IL.

Visitation will be held from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Wednesday, April 27, 2016, at Dauderman Mortuary in Alhambra, IL and from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM on Thursday, April 28, 2016, at Salem United Church of Christ in Alhambra, IL.

Memorial funeral service will be at 11:00 AM on Thursday, April 28, 2016, at Salem United Church of Christ in Alhambra, IL., with Rev’s. Jerry Amiri and John Mindrup officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to Salem United Church Christ or Siteman Cancer Center.