Willie Orlean Colson Conrad

Published 06/10 2014 09:51AM

Updated 06/10 2014 09:57AM

Willie Orlean Colson Conrad, known to most as Doll, born April 28, 1914, in Ringling, OK, died June 8, 2014, in St. Joseph, MO. She was preceded in death by her husband, Dr. Raymond C. Conrad, of Springfield, Missouri.

Doll was a lifetime member of the Springfield Museum of Art, served on the board of the Southwest Missouri Museum Association, and served a term as president of the Green County Medical Auxiliary. Doll was a member of First and Calvary Presbyterian Church for more than 60 years, The Bennie Clements Guild and she enjoyed volunteering at her local public television station until she moved to St. Joseph, Missouri, in 2003. Doll was also a member of the Hickory Hills Country Club in Springfield, where she enjoyed golf and bridge.

Doll is survived by son and daughter-in-law, Raymond C. Conrad Jr. and Joed Conrad, and her daughter and son-in-law Kay Conrad Oldham and Terry Oldham; grandchildren and great-grandchildren; Melanie Conrad and her children Jacob, Lilli and Elijah, Katherine Conrad and her children Brenden,Seth and Abigail , Chris Carpenter, Conrad Carpenter, Sarah Carpenter and her son Jack, Amanda Carpenter Durkin her husband Dan and their children Joseph and Johnny, Jennifer Oldham Bertrand and her husband Chris and their son Winston, and Lee Oldham Skoglund and her husband Kyle and their sons Skylar and Gavin; brother Dr. Ted Colson; niece Mary Oberly and her children Sean and Jennifer.

The family would like to extend their gratitude to the staffs of Heartland Hospital and Living Community of St. Joseph.

Private graveside services and inurnment Maple Park Cemetery, Springfield, Missouri. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory can be made to the charity of your choice. Care provided by Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory.

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