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Nita J. Conard

Obituary for Nita J. Conard

March 31, 1940 - December 22, 2017
Aurora, Illinois | Age 77


Nita Conard, 77, of Aurora, peacefully passed away surrounded by her family on Friday, December 22, 2017 at Bright Oaks in Aurora. She was born in 1940 to Gilbert and Odessa Schleisner in Chicago, IL.

After spending her youthful years traveling as a flight attendant she dedicated her life to family and animal welfare. As President of the Fox Valley Animal Welfare League for many years she compassionately cared and fundraised for animals. She was an avid painter and baker.

She is survived by her beloved husband, Garth; her brother, Ron (Wanda) Schleisner; her brother-in-law, Robert Bjork; her three loving sons, Mike (Cathy), Mark (Dawn) and Cris (Tia); her grandchildren, Ryan (Jenni), Ashley, Tom, Austin, Brett and Juliette; her great grandchildren, Caleb, Madison and Drake along with many nieces and nephews.

Nita was preceded in death by her parents and her sister, Jan Bjork.

There will be a visitation held on Thursday, December 28, 2017 from 3:30 P.M.-5:30 P.M. followed by a brief service at The Healy Chapel, 332 W. Downer Place, Aurora, IL 60506.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the Fox Valley Animal Welfare League, Inc., 11 John St., North Aurora, IL 60542.

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332 W Downer Pl
Aurora, IL 60506
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