Helen Huston Conrad

Helen (Huston) Conrad

Helen (Huston) Conrad, 88, passed away May 21, 2013, in Anderson, after an extended illness with Alzheimer’s Disease. She was born in Noblesville and resided most of her adult life in Fortville with her husband of 56 years, Memphis Huston, until his death in 1999.

Helen was a housewife and mother, but also served as an employee of Western Electric, a bus driver’s assistant, and volunteered for Senior Citizens in Fortville where she met her spouse of 10 years, John Conrad. Helen attended Fortville Church of the Nazarene, as well as other denominations at times. She loved church, family gatherings, music and poetry.

Helen is survived by her husband, John Conrad; daughters, Sharon Chastain and Sandra (Bill) Wren; son, Larry (Marsha) Huston; grandchildren, Sherry, Tracy and Mathew (Linda) Castor, Carisa, Martin and Eric Huston and Melanie (David) Brunner; great-grandchildren, Beth (Josh) Hatheway, Lilly, Samuel and Levi Brunner, Angela, and Christina Castor, Jason O'Bryant and Cassandra Neff; great-great-grandchildren, Merrick, Chloe, Corbin, Gavin, Blake and Caleb; and special friend Faerene McFarland.

Helen was preceded in death by parents, Roy and Winifred Stephenson; brothers Clifford, Frederick and Lawrence Stephenson; sister, Marie Moody; and great-grandson Joseph Brunner.

Friends may call from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., Friday, May 24, 2013, with a Celebration of Helen's life immediately following at 12 p.m., at Seals Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Fortville. Burial will follow at Gravel Lawn Cemetery, Fortville.

Online condolences may be shared at www.sealsfuneralhome.com.