Conrad (Connie) J. Braun, Jr.

Conrad (Connie) J. Braun, Jr. passed away unexpectedly at the KU Medical Center on July 12, 2019.

He was born on January 8, 1932, in Kansas City, Kansas, as the son of Conrad and Josephine Braun. He graduated from Wyandotte High School in 1950 and went on to earn his degree from Baker University in 1956.

At Baker University, he was a member and President of the Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity and played both varsity basketball and football. He served in the United States Army for 2 years following college.

He married Phyllis Flickinger on August 12, 1956. They were married for 63 years. She survives at the home. Other survivors include a son, Stanley, of Baldwin City, and a son, Martin and his wife Terry, and three grandchildren, Matthew, Andrew, and Katherine, all of Baldwin City.

Mr. Braun was a science teacher at Baldwin High School where he also coached varsity basketball. He produced several state championship teams during his coaching years. After retiring, he drove the school bus where he loved the children and kept up with many of his former students.

He was a member of the First United Methodist Church.

The family suggests memorials to the Dr. Stanley and Marguerite Flickinger Scholarship Fund, in care of: Baker University, Baldwin City, Kansas, 66006.

Private graveside services will be held at a future date.

Kathryn Irene “Katie” Conrad

A visitation for Kathryn Irene Conrad “Katie”, 93, Lawrence, will be 5-7 pm, Monday February 5, 2018, at Rumsey – Yost Funeral Home.  She died Monday, January 29th 2018, at Baldwin Healthcare and Rehab.

Kathryn was born on Feb 1, 1924 on the family farm in Perry, Illinois, the Daughter of Clifford and Edith Smith Bergman , she Graduated from Perry High School.

Katie worked for Modern gas and had her own Beauty shop, “The Hair Do”.  She was also a Housemother for Alpha Chi Omega in Baldwin. She enjoyed sewing and anything KU.

She married William Ross Conrad in 1944 in Illinois. He was born May 25, 1925 and preceded her in death in June of 1964.

Survivors include her sons William Ross Conrad II , Brett Conrad and Brian Conrad along with 8 Grand Children and 7 Great Grand Children.

Memorial contributions can be made to Baldwin Healthcare and Rehab, sent to Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home , 601 Indiana Street, Lawrence , KS 66044.