Thursday, October 6th, 2016
Donna I. Conradi, age 86, of New Bremen, died on October 5, 2016, at 4:30 A.M. at St. Rita's Medical Center Hospice in Lima, Ohio.
She was born on March 21, 1930, in New Bremen to the late Henry C. & Carrie L. (Roettger) Greber. On November 3, 1951, she married William L. Conradi, Sr. in Ft. Belvoir, Virginia, and he died on May 29, 2011.
Surviving is a daughter in law Karen & Jim Conradi-Leugers of Minster, and her in-laws; Joan Greber of Celina, Mary Greber of VA, Edythe & Bill Henschen of New Knoxville, Ned & Nancy Conradi of New Bremen, and several nieces and nephews.
Along with her husband, she was preceded in death by her son William L. "Rex" Conradi, Jr., and her siblings; Adrian Greber, Milford Greber, Carol Vogan, Henry Greber, and William Greber.
Donna was a member of St. Paul United Church of Christ in New Bremen, where she had been a Sunday school teacher, and had played and sung at many weddings.
She was a 1948 graduate of New Bremen High School. She worked as a Kindergarten aide at New Bremen Schools for many years, and later was an aide at the Auglaize Industries of New Bremen until her retirement in 2000. She was a long-time member of the New Bremen American Legion Post 241 Auxiliary, where she had served as a past President, and along with her family, took care of the American Legion Hall for many years.
Donna loved to read. She especially enjoyed playing cards and going to dinner with her family and friends. She will be remembered as a woman of patience who lived her faith while having fun.
Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 A.M. on Saturday, October 8, 2016 at the Gilberg-Hartwig Funeral Home in New Bremen, with the Rev. Becky Erb Strang officiating. Interment will follow at the German Protestant Cemetery of New Bremen.
Calling Hours will be held at the Gilberg-Hartwig Funeral Home on Friday, October 7, 2016 from 4:00 until 7:00 P.M., and one hour prior to the services on Saturday.
Memorial contributions in honor of Donna can be made to the St. Paul U.C.C. Window Restoration Fund.
Condolences to the Conradi family can be left online at gilberghartwigfh.com.