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“Linda may God give you and your family the strength and healing to help you through. ”
1 of 39 | Posted by: cheri meagher - milbank, SD

“Dear Linda and family, I am so shocked and saddened to hear that Darwin has departed this world. May God bless you at this time with His peace. ...Read More »
2 of 39 | Posted by: Celeste Hofer - Rochester, MN

“You've been on my heart and mind since I heard. Can't even imagine, Linda. Jim and I had the opportunity to visit with Darwin in the Milbank...Read More »
3 of 39 | Posted by: Nancy Weber - Fargo, ND

“I am saddened to hear of my cousin Darwin's passing. It has been many years since we have spoken or seen each other, but I will always have fond...Read More »
4 of 39 | Posted by: Lonnie Balstad - Port Orchard, WA

“Linda, I am so sorry to hear of Darwin's passing. You and your family are in my thoughts. May you feel the love and comfort of your family and...Read More »
5 of 39 | Posted by: Dianne Holtquist Kelley - Edina, MN

“Linda, sorry to hear about the loss of your husband, Darwin. He will forever be in your heart and in your memories. Nothing can take that away! You...Read More »
6 of 39 | Posted by: Sharon Ramsey Fangsrud - Moorhead, MN

“Sorry to hear about the passing of Darwin/Dad. Just want you to know that you are all in my thoughts and prayers. Terry Anderson ”
7 of 39 | Posted by: Terry Anderson - Waubay, SD

“Oh Linda! I seldom listen to Ortonville radio, so it was such a shock to tune in this morning and hear Darwin Conrad’s name included in the...Read More »
8 of 39 | Posted by: Katherine Campbell - SD

“You have my deepest sympathy Linda, remember Darwin will always be in your heart and thoughts. My prayers are with you and your family. ”
9 of 39 | Posted by: Janell Levisen-Bemis - Castlewood, SD

“Linda, our deepest sympathy to you and your family in your loss. May the Lord bless you and your family, and give you comfort. ”
10 of 39 | Posted by: Mike and Gail Strobl - Milbank, SD

“My husband, Joe McKernan, was a great friend of the Conrad boys over the years; living in Milbank, playing together.....he has great memories of all...Read More »
11 of 39 | Posted by: Sharon Rider McKernan - MN

“Linda and Family, My condolences to you folks. Darwin was always a very pleasant positive person. I always appreciated him as a friend and being a...Read More »
12 of 39 | Posted by: Jim Gesswein - Milbank, SD

“Dear Linda, Eric and Ryan, Our deepest sympathy to all of you at the loss of your dear husband and father. We feel privileged to have shared...Read More »
13 of 39 | Posted by: Ken and Sally Fischer - SD

“Linda, I am so saddened to hear of Darwin's passing. I hope you and the boys will treasure his memory and all the family times you had through the...Read More »
14 of 39 | Posted by: Diana Whipple - Wilmot, SD

“Linda & Family: Thoughts and prayers are with you during this trying time. Many good times and fond memories regarding Darwin. ”
15 of 39 | Posted by: Jeff Peteson - Lake Hopatcong, NJ

“Linda, I am so sorry for your loss. Please know that you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. ”
16 of 39 | Posted by: Tina Laurence - rosholt, SD

“Lots of memories growing up as cousins in S.D. Living in Washington state we did not get back to Dakota very often.Remember all the get togethers...Read More »
17 of 39 | Posted by: JEANNETTE AND MELVIN MEISTER - WA

“Linda, Ryan & Eric, we are so very sorry for your loss. You will be in our thoughts and prayers. Debb, Rod and Colton Wendland ”
18 of 39 | Posted by: Debb Wollschlager Wendland - SD

“Family of Darwin, Please know how much you are all in my thoughts and prayers. It was a pleasure to know Darwin through SDAAO and all of our...Read More »
19 of 39 | Posted by: Joyce Dragseth - Brookings, SD

“Our thoughts and prayers go out to Linda and family at this very difficult time. Darwin was quite a character and so much fun to be around. He will...Read More »
20 of 39 | Posted by: Melissa Johnson - Grinnell, IA

“Our Sympathy to you, Linda, Ryan, Eric's in the sudden loss of Darwin. May you know that our thoughts and prayers are of you. Velma Wollschlager ”
21 of 39 | Posted by: Velma (Adelman) Wollschlager - SD

“My thoughts and prayers are for you and your sons. It was a shock to hear of Darwin's passing for your many friends here in the school community. ”
22 of 39 | Posted by: Doris Kemnitz - Sisseton, SD

“Many years have gone by, but my college day's memories, of you and your love for Darwin, continue to bring me a smile. I will keep you and your sons...Read More »
23 of 39 | Posted by: Karen (Sydow) O'Hara - Watertown, SD

“Many years have gone by, but my college day's memories, of you and your love for Darwin, continue to bring me a smile. I will keep you and your sons...Read More »
24 of 39 | Posted by: Karen (Sydow) O'Hara - Watertown, SD

“I was very saddened to hear about Darwin. So glad we had the visit last Sunday. Our deepest sympathy goes out to you Linda and family. You are in our...Read More »
25 of 39 | Posted by: Terry and Pam Keeney - SD

“We are very saddened by the news of Darwin's passing. He was a friend to so many and will be missed. Our condolences to Linda and the family and our...Read More »
26 of 39 | Posted by: Kraig and Joan Thorson - Olathe, KS

“My thoughts and prayers are for you during this difficult time. ”
27 of 39 | Posted by: Kathy Hansen - Milbank, SD

“Carol and I express our condolences to you and your family during this sad time. We pray God will watch over you and ease your grief. ”
28 of 39 | Posted by: Elwyn Karges - SD

“Carol and I express our condolences to you and your family during this sad time. We pray God will watch over you and ease your grief. ”
29 of 39 | Posted by: Elwyn Karges - SD

“Linda, My sympathy to you and your family. My thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
30 of 39 | Posted by: Tess Appel - Rosholt, SD

“Linda, So sorry to hear about your loss. Please know that many thoughtful prayers are being sent your way. God Bless. ”
31 of 39 | Posted by: JodyAnn Jongeling (NESC) - SD

“Linda, I was so sorry to hear about Darwin, please know that you and your boys are in my thoughts and prayers. Donna ”
32 of 39 | Posted by: Donna Bucher - Mitchell, SD

“My sympathy to the family of Darwin,I got to know him thru our work as assessor and we attended many meetings together, always polite and easy to...Read More »
33 of 39 | Posted by: DAVE PAULSON - clark, SD

“Linda and family.....So sorry for your loss. Sending many prayers for you all. ”
34 of 39 | Posted by: Cindy Krakow - Strandburg, SD

“Linda, I am so very sorry for you and your family. What a terrible loss. Your lunch "buddies" are thinking of you and keeping you in our prayers. ”
35 of 39 | Posted by: Nancy Hustel - Rosholt School, SD

“Linda, What sad, surprising news today. Your love for your husband was always so apparent at school. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Lots of...Read More »
36 of 39 | Posted by: Diana LeClair - Rosholt, SD

“Linda and Family,We are thinking of you and your family with the loss of Darwin. Our prayers go out to and your family. He will be missed dearly by...Read More »
37 of 39 | Posted by: gloria - milbank, SD

“Linda & Family - So very shocked to hear the news about Darwin. Our prayers will be with you and your family in the days ahead. ”
38 of 39 | Posted by: Jerelynn Steege - Wilmot, SD

“Darwin was a good person and good freind to many. I will miss him. ”
39 of 39 | Posted by: shawn richardt - milbank, SD


Darwin Conrad, age 58 of Milbank died April 24, 2013, at the Milbank Area Hospital–Avera Health. Funeral services will be Monday, April 29th at 2:30 p.m. at Central United Methodist Church in Milbank. Rev. Andrew Bartel and Rev. Beth Smart will officiate. Burial will be in the Milbank Cemetery. Visitation will be Sunday at Mundwiler Funeral Home from 5 – 7 p.m. and continue at the church on Monday, one hour prior to the service. Casket bearers will be: Wayne Fritz, Greg Buchele, Larry Buchele, Mark Heyde, Greg Streich, Scott Schneider, Arnie Kirchberg, and Tom Price. The vocalist will be Amy Thue and Janet Liebe will be the organist. Darwin Lynn Conrad was born September 4, 1954, in Milbank, SD. He was the son of Arthur and Mildred (Anderson) Conrad. Darwin grew up in Milbank and graduated from Milbank High School with the Class of 1973. He worked at Hunter Granite Quarry before college. He graduated from Northern State University with a Bachelor Degree in education. Darwin was united in marriage with Linda M. Hoch on August 21, 1976, at Central United Methodist Church in Milbank. Darwin and Linda lived a short time in Grand Forks, ND then returned to Milbank. Darwin worked at Flanery Meats and later Valley Office Products before working as the Director of Equalization for Grant County. Darwin was a member of Central United Methodist Church. In his younger years, he enjoyed playing softball, racket ball, and golf. Darwin enjoyed hunting with his sons and watched their sporting events with pride. Darwin Conrad is survived by his wife, Linda of Milbank, SD; two sons: Eric (Lindsay) Conrad of Clark, SD and Ryan Conrad of Milbank, SD; his mother-in-law, Regina Hoch of Henry, SD; one brother, Arlen (Cheryl) Conrad of Milbank, SD and sister-in-law, Beth (Tim) Smart of Milbank, SD. He was preceded in death by his parents, his father-in-law, and one brother, Arvin.

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