|Conrad Donarski, 81|
|Written by TRF Times|
Fisher - Conrad Donarski, 81, of Fisher, formerly of Viking, died from heart failure on Thursday, July 7, 2005 at the Riverview Hospital in Crookston.
Funeral services were held on Tuesday, July 12 at the Assumption Catholic Church in Florian. Interment was held at St. John’s Cemetery, rural Argyle.
Conrad Joseph Donarski was born on November 25, 1923 on his parents farm in Wright Township, to Joseph and Agnes (Adamski) Donarski. He attended country school and helped on the family farm and for area neighbors. Conrad married Mary Ann Johnson on Sept. 6, 1949. They lived most of their married lives in Foldahl Township, where they farmed and raised cattle. He also worked construction for Dean Witcher and others. They moved to Fisher in July of 2003.
He served on the St. John the Baptist Catholic Church council and was a trustee.
Conrad loved to hunt and fish with his family. He also enjoyed playing pinocle and gardening.
Left to mourn his passing are his wife, Mary; seven sons, Conrad Jr. (Alice) of Oceanside, Calif., Tom of Lithonia, Ga., Ken (Kathi Ricci) of Salt Lake City, Utah, Arnold (Sherry) of Argyle, Rick (Ruth) of Stone Mountain, Ga., Daniel (DeAnn) of Eldrid and Don of Hawley; three daughters, Wanda (Arden) Borst of Grand Forks, N.D., Lynnet (Jim) Hanawalt of Monticello and Judy (Rodney) Bernat of Fisher; twenty-three grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; four sisters, Tess Morkassel of Ada, MN, Mary Borowicz of Argyle, Kathy Karpen of Innver Grover Heights and Laurie Donarski of Grand Forks, N.D., brother, Bernard (Marylee) of Acola, Fla., and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers; Raymond and Stanley and daughter-in-law, Sandy Ellis Donarski.