Kenneth “Kenny” M. Conrad


Kenneth “Kenny” M. Conrad, age 71 of Iron Ridge, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Friday, March 16, 2018 at AngelsGrace Hospice in Oconomowoc.

Kenny was born on May 15, 1946 in the township of Newton, Marquette County, Wisconsin. He was united in marriage to Susan (Greener) Scharpf in Harford. Kenny delivered fuel oil and was referred to as “The Petro Man”, and later worked at Broan-Nutone in Hartford as a forklift operator until retirement. He enjoyed camping, especially at Willow Mills Campground, where he had a seasonal campsite for almost 30 years. Kenny was very easy-going, loved to have a good time, dance, tease people and make them laugh. He enjoyed riding motorcycle, working on cars and mowing grass.

Kenny is survived by his wife, Susan Conrad of Iron Ridge; children, Amy Conrad-Grunst of Florida and Adam Conrad of California; step-children, Kari Scharpf of Iron Ridge and Charles Scharpf of Fox Lake; grandchildren, Taylor Baudry, Trevor Grunst, Shelby “G.T.” Grunst, Lexi Totzke, Yasmine Scharpf, and a granddaughter due in June; mother, June Johnston of Beaver Dam; siblings, Wayne Ristau of Oregon, WI, Joyce Plagenz of Waupun, Betty (Henry) Nadolski of Arizona, Shirley Haldemann of Randolph, Gordon (Jeanne) Johnston Jr. of Weston, WI, Barbara (Dick) Koch of Beaver Dam and Robert (Tracy Ann) Johnston of Fond du Lac; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his father, Gordon Johnston Sr.; sister, Janet Conrad; mother-in-law, Gertrude Greener and other relatives.

Visitation for Kenny will be held on Tuesday, March 20, 2018 at Cornerstone Funeral & Cremation Services, 135 Keller Blvd., Beaver Dam from 3:00 p.m. until the time of the funeral service at 6:00 p.m. Private family burial will take place at Highland Memory Gardens, town of Trenton.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to all of the doctors and nurses at Aurora Health Center in Hartford, Aurora St. Luke’s Medical Center in Milwaukee, Crossroads Care Center in Mayville and AngelsGrace Hospice in Oconomowoc, especially Dr. Bullis, Dr. Mian, Dr. Jella and Dr. Sahajpahl for the compassionate and loving care they extended to Kenny.

Cornerstone Funeral & Cremation Services in Beaver Dam is honored to be serving the family. You may send private online condolences or sign the family’s guest book at