Conrad Anders Desilets

HIGDEN, Ark. – Conrad Anders Desilets, 79, of Higden, passed away on Friday, July 19, 2013. He was born in Escanaba on May 13, 1934, to the late Conrad Lionel and Lillian Anderson Desilets.

Mr. Desilets was a lifelong member of the Roman Catholic Church and attained Order of the Fourth Degree in the Knights of Columbus. He was retired from the United States Air Force and served honorably in the Vietnam War.

Those left to mourn his passing are his wife, JoBess Dieckmann Desilets of Higden; four daughters, Connie (Robb) Clough of Las Vegas, Nev., Chris (Gary) Stevens of La Mirada, Calif., Carolyn (Ted) Embry of Powell Butte, Ore., and Cathy (Joe) Donato of Las Vegas, Nev.; five grandchildren, Adam, Marc, Lisa, Danielle and Michael; six great-grandchildren, Luke, Samantha, Kennedy, Ashby, Andrew and Seth.

He is preceded in death by his parents; first wife, Joanne Servant Desilets; and great-grandchild, Jackson.

A memorial service will be held in his honor at a later date in Las Vegas. Arrangements are by Roller-McNutt Funeral Home in Greenbrier.