Merlin J. “Bud” Konrardy, age 89, of Waconia, Minnesota, passed away Thursday, November 14, 2013, at the Marie Steiner Kelting Hospice House in Chaska, Minnesota. A Memorial Mass will be Tuesday, November 19, 2013, at 10:30 AM at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Waconia with interment at Fort Snelling National Cemetery in Minneapolis. Gathering of family and friends will be at the Johnson Funeral Home in Waconia on Monday, November 18, from 5:00 – 8:00 PM, and at the church on Tuesday, November 19, 2013, one hour prior to the service. Arrangements are with the Johnson Funeral Home of Waconia.