Conrad Zak, age 87 of East Grand Forks, MN passed away on Wednesday, November 9, 2016 at the Good Samaritan Heritage Living Center in East Grand Forks, MN.
Conrad Edward Zak was born on June 27, 1929 in Grand Forks, ND, the son of Edward and Mary (Dostol) Zak. Conrad grew up in the Angus area and then attended the Northwest School of Agriculture in Crookston, MN, graduating with the Class of 1948. On March 29, 1950 he was united in marriage to Virginia Hanson in Crookston, MN. Together they farmed his ancestral farm at Tabor, MN. They raised and milked Registered Holstein cattle until 1975 at Ginco Farms until his sons took over. They were active in 4-H as their sons were growing up. He was a lifetime member of the Minnesota Holstein Association and the Minnesota Farmers Union and he was secretary and treasurer of Lodge ZCBJ #218 for 25 years. In 2012 he was selected Outstanding Senior Citizen in Polk County, MN. He was also a lifetime member of the Angus Presbyterian Church where he also served as Elder.
Loving family members who survive Conrad included his son Gregory Zak of Angus, MN; two grandchildren, Nick (Beth) Zak of Euclid, MN, Heidi Zak of Dallas, TX along with two great-grandchildren Sienna and Sutton Zak of Euclid, MN and special friend Margaret Rossow of Grand Forks, ND and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Conrad is preceded in death by his parents; wife Virginia Zak on May 22, 1995; four children in infancy; sons, Kim Zak and Vincent Zak; daughter, Cindy Zak; three grandchildren, Phillip, Scott and Monte Zak along with one brother LeRoy Zak.
Funeral Service: 2:00 PM on Monday, November 14, 2016 in Angus Tabor Presbyterian Church, Angus, MN.
Visitation: 5:00 to 7:00 with a 6:30 PM Prayer Service on Sunday, November 13, 2016 in Dahl Funeral Home, 2029 Central Ave. NW, East Grand Forks, MN and also one hour prior Funeral Service on Monday in Angus Tabor Presbyterian Church
Interment: Tabor Presbyterian Cemetery ~ Tabor, MN
Online Guestbook: www.dandahlfuneralhome.com
Arrangements By: Dahl Funeral Home ~ East Grand Forks, Minnesota