Conrad Lauinger, 80, of Fargo, ND died Monday, April 17, 2017 peacefully in his home surrounded by his family and under the care of Hospice of the Red River Valley. He was born on August 31, 1936 in Strasburg, ND to Ben and Barbara (Wald) Lauinger. He married Rose Heilman on September 16, 1957 and they lived on a farm in Strasburg for 10 years before making their home in Fargo where they raised their four children.
Conrad was employed at Silverline Boats in Moorhead for many years. He then worked for Branick Industries until his retirement.
Conrad is survived by his wife of 59 years, Rose; children, Joyce (Dr. Roger) Coffey, Arnie (Stacy) Lauinger, Richard (Wanda) Lauinger, and Curtis Lauinger; brother, Joe Lauinger; sister, Virginia Bauer; grandchildren, Dr. Brooke (Daryl) Baker, Steve (Sarah) Lauinger, Jardie (Lydia) Lauinger, Benjamin (Sierra ) Coffey, Christopher (Kelly) Lauinger, Sutton (Sheena) Lauinger, Cejay Lauinger; and 7 great-grandchildren.
Conrad was preceded in death by his parents, Ben and Barbara Lauinger; sisters, Elizabeth, Evangeline, and Tilly; brothers, Ervin, Anthony, and Baldwin; and infant brother, Baby Conrad.
There will be a Funeral Mass at 1:00 PM on Saturday, April 22, 2017 at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, Fargo with a visitation one hour prior.