Richard (Dick) Fay Conrad, age 85, of Post Falls, Idaho passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on September 29, 2022.
Richard was born on May 25, 1937 in La Grande, Oregon to Frances & Archie Conrad. He was one of seven children. Dick spent his childhood in Baker, Oregon. In 1958 in Joseph, Oregon he met the love of his life, Barbara Adeline (Basim) Conrad and they later married on May 31, 1959. After their wedding Dick and Barbara moved to Spokane, WA where he began working as a truck driver and starting their family. Richard and Barb had three children, Sandy (Conrad) Briese, Doug Conrad and Teresa (Conrad) Stevens. The couple raised their children on farms in Newman Lake, WA and Stateline, ID.
Richard spent 35 years as a truck driver and Teamsters Union Member, earning many awards for his safe driving. He was a proud Fraternal Order of Eagles member and a past president of the Post Falls Eagles Aerie. After retiring Dick moved up to their cabin on the north fork of the Coeur d'Alene River in Prichard, ID where he enjoyed many happy years going ATV riding, hunting, woodcutting and snowbirding to Arizona. Dick was a friendly, funny, kind and generous man who was always willing to lend a hand.
Richard is survived by his wife Barbara Adeline Conrad, children Sandy Briese, Doug Conrad, Teresa Stevens and sister Ann Doak. He is also survived by his foster daughter Tina Kuisti, seven grandchildren Krysta Briese Daigle, Derek Briese, Jake Briese, Shasta Conrad Pickens, Shade Conrad, Riki Moreland, Cody Moreland and nine great-grandchildren.