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Freda Conrad

May 16, 2013 - Staff

Freda Conrad, of Riverton, died Sunday, April 28, 2013, at the Good Samaritan Care Facility of Arapahoe, Neb. She was 96 years old.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 4, at Davis Funeral Home. Pastor James Moshier of Trinity Lutheran Church in Arapahoe, Neb., will officiate. Internment will be at Mountain View Cemetery.

Freda Beatrice Ferguson was born Sept. 21, 1916, on the family farm near Iberia, Mo., the daughter of Herbert and Bertha (Martin) Ferguson. She grew up in Missouri with her two brothers.

On Aug. 19, 1933, she married James Conrad in Clinton, Mo. In 1953, the family moved to Riverton. Mrs. Conrad worked as a farm wife raising her family. Later she worked at the post office in Big Piney, at Ranger Printers, and at tourist shops in Jackson.

Her family said Mrs. Conrad enjoyed going to Washington, D.C., with her husband to stay with her daughter and her family for three months during the winter and see the historic sites. Her interests include sewing, collecting stamps, quilting, fishing, hunting, and making fall trips to the Grand Tetons and staying at Jackson Lake Lodge, which her husband helped build. They said that above all she loved spending time with her daughter, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

She is survived by her daughter, Bette Moshier and her husband Charles of Riverton; grandchildren Stephanie Kari and her husband Thomas of Gillette and Pastor James Moshier and his wife Renee of Arapahoe, Neb.; great-grandchildren Brendan, Erin, Krista, Brittany and Michael; great-great-grandchildren Kailyn, Kyler, Skylee and Stryder; sister-in-law Sharon Ferguson; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, James, in January 1980, her parents, and her brothers, Bill and Bob Ferguson.

Memorial may be made to Riverton Senior Center in care of Davis Funeral Home.

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