Lorayne M. Conrad, 81, Burlington, died Oct. 7, 2011, at her residence in Arbor View Communities.

She was born Dec. 28, 1929, to the late Lloyd and Helen (Schneider) Wilfert in Burlington, where she spent her early life.

On Jan. 31, 1948, she married the late Lyndell ‘Lindy’ Conrad at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Burlington. After their marriage, they resided and raised their family in the Burlington area. She was a former member of St. Joseph’s Church, Lyons.

Survivors include her children, Maureen Conrad, Kristine (Stanley) Nystrom, Thomas (Glenda) Conrad, Jeanine (Tom) Siehoff, Michael Conrad, Kathleen (Guy) Maxwell, Corine Koch, Jodine Moegenburg, Eileen (Dustin) Bersch, Pauline (Paul) Hendricksen, Bruce (Dawn) Conrad; her brother, Earl (Romaine) Wilfert; sister-in-law, Delores (Dr. Robert) Spitzer; Aunt Romana Wille; 28 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren and five step-grandchildren.

She was further preceded in death by her brother, Richard; sisters, Jeanette (Jim) Brandes, Joyce Wilfert, Jean Mahoney; grandsons, Eric Nystrom and Michael Conrad.

Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Oct. 10, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Burlington. The Rev. James Volkert officiated. Burial was Oct. 11, at the St. Mary’s Cemetery. Schuette-Daniels Funeral Home, Burlington, assisted the family.