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Martha O. (Schepke) Conrad

May 7, 1923 ~ April 30, 2018 (age 94)

Martha O. Conrad, 94, of Alpena passed away Monday, April 30, 2018 at Turning Brook.

Martha Schepke was born May 7, 1923, in Alpena to the late Henry and Ida (Kirschner) Schepke. She was known by many as Marti. Martha married Charles E. Conrad and he preceded her in death. Martha worked for JC Penney for 40 years and wore many hats as office worker and mostly in buying and filling store stock. Marti loved to sew. She made many of hers and Charles’ clothes. Martha was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church, Alpena. She was a member of “The Triangle” in Fairway Village, Florida and Retired Masons Wives. Marti enjoyed square and round dancing.

Surviving are her nieces, Pat (Eli) Wildfong, Linda (Bob) Sorenson, Ida Jean Falk, Linda Goodman; cousins; special friends, Sue Thomson, Bonnie & Floyd King, Judy & Tom Stockman, Leslie Kirchoff, Jane Guyott.

Mrs. Conrad was preceded in death by her brother, Art Schepke.

Memorial visitation will take place at Bannan Funeral Home on Sunday from 1 p.m. until the memorial service at 3 p.m. with Rev. Arnie Kirschner officiating.

Inurnment:  King Settlement Cemetery

Memorials:  St. Paul Lutheran Church – Alpena and Hospice of Michigan

Donations may be made to:

St. Paul Lutheran Church-Alpena
727 S. Second Avenue, Alpena MI 49707
Tel: 1-989-356-1658

Hospice of Michigan
145 N. State Avenue, Alpena MI 49707
Tel: 1-989-358-4280