DONNA MARIE KOSHMAN CONRAD ~ Class of 1963
April 3, 1945 - August 20, 2011
Donna Marie Koshman Conrad, 66, of Union, died August 20, 2011 at the Portland VA Medical Center. Private burial has been held. Tualatin Valley Funeral Alternatives-Hillsboro is in charge of arrangements.
Donna was born April 3, 1945, in Pasco, the daughter of William H. and Violet Koshman. Donna was raised and received her education in Richland where she was a 1963 graduate of Columbia High School.
Following high school, Donna enlisted in the U.S. Army. She served as a typist for four years before her honorable discharge.
Donna worked at Lamb Weston Potato Processing Plant as a laborer. She also delivered the Spokesman Review newspaper.
Donna enjoyed cooking, canning and watching TV Westerns. She was an avid story teller.
She was preceded in death by her parents, William H. and Violet Koshman; and her husband, Randall Conrad.
Survivors include her three children and their spouses, Charlotte and Jose Salgado of Gaston, Machell and Armando Trujillo of Astoria and Daniel Zerber of Union; a brother, Robert Koshman ('75) of Kennewick; two sisters, Dolly Koshman Pittenger ('63) and Sandra Koshman ('70); and 12 grandchildren.
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to a program that helps severely injured service members during their transition to civilian life, the Wounded Warrior Project, at 1120 G. Street, N.W., Washington, D.C., 20005, or http://www.woundedwarriorproject.org/