John Leslie Conrad, Sr.

Born: May 31, 1923 in Westlake, Louisiana
Died: March 14, 1961 in Lake Charles, Louisiana
Buried: March 16, 1961 in Goos Cemetery, Lake Charles, Louisiana  (Map 8)
Father: William Andrew Conrad
Mother: Willie Faye Goos
Wife: Ann Bernice Venable
Married: September 4, 1942 in Lake Charles, Louisiana
Children: Alvin Edward Conrad, II
Billy Troy Conrad
John Leslie Conrad, Jr.
Harold Owens Conrad, II
Dennis Gregory Conrad, Sr.
Daniel Kevin Conrad

Lake Charles American Press, Wednesday, March 15, 1961, p. 5:


        WEST LAKE (Spl) Funeral services for John Leslie Conrad, 38, life resident of the West Lake area, will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Hixson funeral home chapel in Lake Charles with Rev. Pratt McCloud officiating. Burial will be in Goos cemetery in Lake Charles under the direction of Hixson's funeral home.
        Mr. Conrad died at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at St. Patrick hospital.
        He was a pipe superintendent at Hercules Powder Co. Mr. Conrad was a past president of Plumbers and Steamfitters Local No. 106. He was active in sports and was a star basketball player at West Lake high school from which he was graduated.
        Survivors are his wife, Mrs. Bernice Conrad; five sons, A. E., Billy, Johnnie, Owens and Gregory Conrad; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Conrad, and one brother, Alvin E. Conrad, all of West Lake.