This fund provides scholarships to graduates of West Aurora High School.
Arthur W. Konrad (1928-2004) was born in Padew, Poland. He immigrated to the United States in 1950 and served overseas with the National Guard during the Korean War.
As the sole proprietor of Konrad’s Barbershop, Mr. Konrad worked as an independent barber from 1959 to 1999 on High Street in Aurora.
Known as “Art by Art,” his business was a mainstay of the Pigeon Hill community.
In 1977, he obtained his real estate broker’s license and added a second line of business to his High Street location.
Mr. Konrad was a member of the Luxemburger Club and the German-American (DANK) Club. He also was a graduate of Waubonsee Community College.