Ruth Wait

Mr. and Mrs. H.B. Wait, and Misses Millicent and Mildred Wait left Tuesday for St. Joseph, Mo., to attend the funeral on Wednesday of Mrs. Ruth Wait Conrad, age 64, whose death occurred at 6:15 p.m. June 12 after a few days' illness. Services were held in a funeral home in St. Joseph and interment was made in a cemetery there beside her husband, Dr. Harry S. Conrad, who died Nov. 22, 1948. Mrs. Conrad was born Jan. 17, 1891, in Reynolds, a daughter of the late Robert P. Wait and Mrs. Lucy Wait. She was a graduate of Reynolds High school in 1907 and of Rock Island High school, Northwestern university and Thomas Normal Training school in Detroit, Mich. She was a dietitian at Methodist hospital at St. Joseph. She was married to Harry S. Conrad in Reynolds on June 12, 1915, and they lived thru their married life in St. Joseph. She was a member of the Methodist church and of Kappa Alpha Theta, college social sorority. Mrs. Conrad past away on her 40th wedding anniversary. She is survived by an only son, Dr. Robert W. Conrad, of St. Joseph; four grandchildren; her mother, Mrs. Lucy Wait; two sisters, Misses Millicent and Mildred Wait; three brothers, R.C. Wait and H. Byron Wait of Reynolds and Eugene J. Wait of Reno, Nev.

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