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Ransom Funeral Home
610 South Washington Street
Castalia, OH 44824
Phone: 419-626-6666
Fax: 419-684-5191

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Randal "Randy" Conrad

Randal "Randy" Conrad, age 60, of Castalia, died Tuesday night, April 19, 2011, in the Stein Hospice Care Center, Sandusky.

He was born January 27, 1951, in Delaware, OH, and was a 1969 graduate of Margaretta High School. He was employed by Owens-Illinois Castalia Farms for 30 years. He also worked at Clemons Boats, Myers-De's Propane Gas, and was a volunteer firefighter/EMT for Margaretta Fire Department for 33 years. He was a member of Grace Lutheran Church, Castalia, and was the village Santa Claus for many years.

He is survived by his wife, the former Debbie Biglin, to whom he was married for 30 years; one daughter Traci "Brian" Sutorius of Vickery; 3 sons Tony Conrad of Clyde, Dustin Conrad of Akron, and Devon "Jessica" Conrad of Castalia; 4 grandchildren Brianna, Brodie, and Bailey Sutorius, and Weston Conrad; his mother Sandra (Miller) Conrad of Naples, FL., and Castalia; one sister Kimberly "Kirk" Roberts of Wooster; one brother Michael Conrad of Castalia; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father Claude Conrad and his mother Ava Joan (George) Conrad.

Friends may call from 2-8 pm Friday, April 22, 2011, in the Ransom Funeral Home, 610 S. Washington St., Castalia. The body will lie in state from 10:00 am Saturday, until time of services at 11:00 am in Grace Lutheran Church, 203 S. Washington St., Castalia. The Rev. Kathleen Suggitt will officiate. Entombment will follow in the Castalia Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Margaretta Fire Dept., 113 South Ave., Castalia, OH 44824, or to Grace Lutheran Church.  Online condolences may be share with the family at