COZAD — Joseph Conrad Huerta, 90, of Cozad, passed away on Friday, Dec. 1, 2017, at Cozad Community Hospital in Cozad. He was born in Kansas City, Kansas, on Feb. 19, 1927, to Manuela (Ledesma) and Pasqual Huerta.

A funeral Mass will be held 10 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 5, at Christ the King Catholic Church in Cozad. Viewing will be one hour before the funeral Mass at the church. Inurnment will be at Fort McPherson National Cemetery in Maxwell at a later date.

Elwood Funeral Home of Elwood is in charge of the arrangements.

Memorials may be made to Christ the King Catholic Church or Cozad Community Hospital. Condolences and personal reflections may be left at