Douglas G. Conradt, 88

Published 8:49 am Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Douglas G. Conradt, 88

Douglas G. Conradt, 88, formerly of Rose Creek, Minnesota, passed away Monday, July 29, 2019, at Sacred Heart Care Center in Austin, Minnesota.

Douglas was born Nov. 17, 1930, in Cold Spring, Minnesota, the son of Ted and Magdalen (Knaus) Conradt. He attended school in Brainerd, Minnesota, graduating in 1948. On Jan. 10, 1951, Douglas enlisted into the U.S. Navy and proudly served his country until his honorable discharge in 1954. On Aug. 13, 1955, he was united in marriage to Donna Looman in Kimball, Minnesota. In 1956, the couple moved to Rose Creek, where they owned and operated the Rose Creek Locker for 30 years. Together they raised three sons. Douglas was a member of St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Rose Creek and American Legion Post 146 in Adams. He enjoyed gardening, raising pheasants, and especially enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren.

Survivors include his children, Daniel (Carla) Conradt of Austin, Ted (Lisa) Conradt of Lyle, Minnesota, and Mark (Patty) Conradt of Rose Creek; four grandchildren, Carter, Ashley, Steven and Caroline Conradt; brother, Terry R. (Karen) Conradt of Brainerd; and sisters-in-law, Carol Looman of Hutchinson, Minnesota, and Gladys Grossinger of Watkins, Minnesota. Douglas was preceded in death by his parents, Ted and Magdalen Conradt; wife, Donna, in 2017; brother, Ted Conradt; three brothers-in-law, Norbert, Melvin and Gilbert; and sisters-in-law, Marcella and Luella Looman.

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A private family memorial service will be held at a later date. Services are prearranged and performed by Worlein Funeral Home of Austin. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at