Sandra Ann (McKale) Conrad

Sandra Ann (McKale) Conrad Owosso Sandra Ann (McKale) Conrad, age 72, of Owosso, passed away Thursday, November 29, 2012 at her daughter's home surrounded by her family. A memorial service will be held 4pm Saturday, December 1, 2012 at St. Paul Episcopal Church in Corunna, with Rev. Russell Merrill officiating. The family will receive friends at Nelson-House Funeral Home on Friday from 4 to 8pm. Sandra was born March 5, 1940 in Battle Creek, the daughter of August and Ann (Kiehl) McKale. She graduated from St. Philip High School and attended Ferris State University. On January 24, 1959, she married Gerald Conrad at St. Philip Catholic Church in Battle Creek. He predeceased her on June 30, 2007. Sandra worked at the Shiawassee County Health Department for 32 years. She looked forward to social events with her high school classmates and church family and friends. Sandra enjoyed flowers and working in her flower gardens, but she especially cherished time spent with her family at family get-togethers. Survivors include: daughter, Debbie (Bill) Gilbert; son, Christopher (Anne) Conrad; grandchildren, T.J. Gross, Chloe, Claire, and Catie Gilbert, Ellaina and Alex Cook, and Natalie Conrad; brother David (Barbara) McKale; sister Nancy Douglas; and many nieces and nephews. Sandra was predeceased by her husband and her parents. Memorial contributions are suggested to St. Paul Episcopal Church. Online condolences can be sent to the family at

Published in Battle Creek Enquirer on Nov. 30, 2012