Henry "Hank" "Bud" Conrad
Preceded in death by his parents, Henry and Lillian; infant sister, Lorrie.
Survived by his wife of 23 years, Bonnie; children, Joe (Jess) Conrad, Rita (Trent) Cole, Danielle (John) Metzger, Denise (Nate) Ayshford and Debbie (Daniel) Zeimet; grandchildren, Jasper, Brandi, Alyssa (Matt), Jake (Sammi), Jack, Regan, Kyle, Samantha (Landen), Lindsay (Brandon), Sara (Ryan), Taylor, Avery, Ashton, Taylor, Dominik, Hailey, Olivia and Harper; great-grandchildren, Rowan, Hunter, Ava, Declan, Kairi, Kinley, Sophie, Kolten, Kiera, Kellen, Gemma and Carter; siblings, Jackie, Bonnie, Rick, Bob and Lisa.
Hank loved spending time with his wife. Together they enjoyed hunting, their hunting dogs, trapping, fishing, shooting and reloading, boating, skiing, sailing, bonfires and riding the side by side through their back woods. Hank loved his family, friends and best friends, his dogs Sandy, Jenny, Raider, Bailey & Max. Hank had great admiration for wildlife and was especially fond of the visiting foxes, eagles and Three Legs the Doe.
Hank graduated from Harding High School and attended the University of Minnesota and Rasmussen School of Business for accounting. He worked as a mechanic until joining Northwestern Bell as Lineman, Locator, and Network Technician. Hank enjoyed coaching boys' baseball for 5 years with Woodbury Athletic Association. He owned a small business as a Certified Firearms Dealer and sold hunting and sporting goods. Hank was a Skywarn Trained Observer, ATV Safety Instructor, Firearms Safety Instructor, Minnesota Deer management Cooperator, and Minnesota Bear Management Cooperator.
Hank loved the outdoors and upon retiring after 30 years, he traded city life for the lake and the woods. Hank worked at Cass Lake school, North Star Sportsmen Gun Club where he also served as President. Hank was blessed with many new and old friends and belonged to St. Theodore of Taurus Catholic Church where he served on the Cemetery Committee. Hank was especially grateful for good friends Father Tony, Laurie, Roger, Dan, Jean, Sharon, Vince and Robert. Hank was a proud member of the NRA.
Visitation for Hank will be on Sunday, September 10th from 1-2:30pm. A Funeral service will begin at 2:30pm and a reception will follow. All at Mueller Memorial, 4738 Bald Eagle Ave., White Bear Lake.
Memorials are preferred to The Pillars Hospice Home. Donation Link