Conrad F. “Sonny” Orazem, 75 of Hibbing, passed away on Thursday, February 6, 2020.
Born November 30, 1944 in Grand Rapids, MN, he was the son of John and Barbara (Strahan) Orazem. He married the love of his life, Candise R. McNamar on October 29, 1966. They were married 53 wonderful years. They raised 3 children; Keith, Krista and Kenneth.
He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War. He worked at National Steel Pellet Company for 36 years as a Heavy equipment operator. He also served on the Marble Fire Department. Conrad enjoyed hunting, fishing, traveling, motorcycling and spending quality time at the Swan Lake cabin with family and friends.
Preceded in death by his parents; John and Barbara Orazem, a brother; William Orazem, and a sister; Elizabeth Simpson.
He is survived by his loving wife Candise, his children; Keith (Jane) Orazem of Bovey, Krista (Steve) Shevich of Bovey, and Kenneth Orazem of Hibbing. Grandchildren; Crystal, Caci, Callie, Derek, Patrick, Hallie, Justyne and Oliver, and 4 Great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 11:30 AM until the 12:30 PM Funeral Service on Monday, February 10, 2020 in the Peterson Funeral Chapel of Coleraine. Interment will be in the Lakeview Cemetery, Coleraine. Luncheon will follow at the Greenway Snowmobile Club, Calumet
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