Doris J. Conrad, 81, of Geneseo, died Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017, at UnityPoint Trinity - Rock Island. A funeral service was at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Nov. 20 at First Baptist Church, in Geneseo. The Rev. David Murphy officiated. Burial followed in Oakwood Cemetery. A visitation was from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 19 at Vandemore Funeral Home & Crematory, in Geneseo. Memorials may be left to First Baptist Church, in Geneseo, or Project Linus.

Doris J. Conrad, 81, of Geneseo, died Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017, at UnityPoint Trinity - Rock Island. A funeral service was at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Nov. 20 at First Baptist Church, in Geneseo. The Rev. David Murphy officiated. Burial followed in Oakwood Cemetery. A visitation was from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 19 at Vandemore Funeral Home & Crematory, in Geneseo. Memorials may be left to First Baptist Church, in Geneseo, or Project Linus.

Doris was born June 15, 1936, in Quincy, the daughter of William and Ruth (Hahn) Wyckoff. She graduated from Liberty High School, in Liberty, and later attended Commonwealth Business College. Doris was united in marriage to Dean W. Conrad on Oct. 24, 1954, in Geneseo. She worked as a medical assistant and was a bookkeeper at Wayne’s Grocery, in Cambridge. She owned and operated the Clothes Closet, in Cambridge, as well as the Mode O’Day, in downtown Geneseo. Doris belonged to Women of the Moose, Red Hat Society, Happy Girls, Beta Sigma Phi, and was coordinator of Project Linus for Henry and Rock Island counties. Doris was an avid reader and enjoyed sewing, cooking, and playing cards. Doris was a member of First Baptist Church, of Geneseo.

Those left to cherish her memory include her husband, Dean; son, Steve (Jann) Conrad, of Andover; and daughters, Susan (Tim Janey) Conrad, of Geneseo; Dea (Neil) Conrad-Curry, of Alpha; and Lisa (John) Conrad-Holcomb, of Eldridge, Iowa. Doris has seven grandchildren, one step-granddaughter; 10 great-grandchildren with one more on the way; and four step-great-grandchildren. She also is survived by her brother, William Wyckoff; foster brothers, Tom (Jan) Blank and Louis (Marilyn) Blank; and foster sister, Sarah (Bill) Updegraff. She was preceded in death by her parents, William and Ruth; her foster parents, Lee and Jeanne Blank; and her brother, Kenton Wyckoff.