Luanne M. Conrad, age 83 of Elyria passed away Friday December 27, 2013 in Elyria Memorial Hospital after a long illness.
She was born October 16, 1930 in Shock, West Virginia and had lived in Elyria since August of 1953. Mrs. Conrad was a member of the North Ridgeville Church of Christ where she was a Bible Class teacher.
She was a Normantown High School graduate, a graduate of Glenville State College. She earned her Masters Degree from West Virginia University. She had retired 1980 from Elyria City Schools where she was a teacher and a reading supervisor. She also taught school in Gilmer County, WV at the Rosedale, Cub Fork and Laurel Run Schools.
She enjoyed sewing, organizing family reunions and , for the last 20 years, wrote the family almanac.
She is survived by her husband of 64 years Carl Conrad, daughters Sue ( Jerry ) Farley of Brandon, MS, Jill ( Todd) Spriestersbach of Grafton, grandchildren Jerry Jr, Josh ( Ann Marie ), Jesse, Seth ( Alicia ), Michelle ( Paul ), Daniel ( Liz ), and Ashley.
Survivors also include great grandchildren Taylor, Andrew, Kate and Trey. She was preceded in death by her parents Grover & Oe Miller and 13 loving brothers and sisters.
Friends may call Sunday December 29, 2013 from 3-6 PM in the Blackburn-Duke Funeral Home 1021 Main St. Grafton. Additional visitation will be on Monday from 9:30 AM until time of services at 10:30 AM with Terry Sanders and Gene Miller officiating. Mrs. Conrad will then be taken to the Ellyson Mortuary in Glenville , WV for visitation on Thursday January 2, 2014 followed by a graveside service in the Oak Grove Cemetery, Normantown, WV.