Conrad Leon Bednorz, age 91, of Panna Maria, TX, died Saturday, July 30, 2011 at his residence. He was born Feb. 27, 1920 in Panna Maria to Mike Bednorz, and Kate Kyrish Bednorz. He married Theresa Dolores Pieprzyca on Nov. 10, 1947. Conrad retired in 1984 from Red Ewald Inc. as a Mechanic and also had worked for Witte Implement Co. He is a member of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Panna Maria. He is survived by his daughter Susie Lyssy and husband Benedict of Falls City; sons Johnny Bednorz of Katy, Jimmy Bednorz and wife Louise of San Antonio, Jerry Bednorz of Hobson, Glen Bednorz and wife Kim, and Henry, Keith, and Gary Bednorz all of Hobson; brother Clem Bednarz and wife Stella of Panna Maria; eight grandchildren; and two great grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his parents; brothers Joe, Anton, Claude and Jerome Bednorz; sisters Mary Olinick, and Sylvia Dugi. A rosary was recited 7 PM, Monday, Aug. 1, 2011 at Rhodes Funeral Home Chapel in Karnes City and a funeral mass was celebrated 10 AM, Tuesday Aug. 2, 2011 at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Panna Maria. Interment followed in the Panna Maria Cemetery. Funeral services were entrusted to Rhodes Funeral Home of Karnes City were the on-line guestbook may be signed at rhodesfuneralhomeinc.com.