Joseph Conrad Huerta, age 90, of Cozad, passed away Dec. 1, 2017, at the Cozad Community Hospital in Cozad, Nebraska. After high school Conrad went to serve in the United States Army. He attended Officer’s Candidate school and served as 2nd Lieutenant during the Korean War. He was honorably discharged from active duty in 1954 and returned home.
A funeral Mass was Dec. 5 at Christ The King Catholic Church in Cozad. Inurnment will be at Fort McPherson National Cemetery, at Maxwell, Nebraska at a later date. Elwood Funeral Home of Elwood, Nebraska is in charge of the arrangements.