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Father of Trustee Robert Streit Dies At Age 85

Visitation and funeral arrangements set for Donald Streit, father of Oak Lawn Tr. Robert Streit, for Wednesday and Thursday.


Long-time Oak Lawn resident, Donald Edward Streit, passed away at age 85, on Feb. 14.

Mr. Streit was the father of Oak Lawn Trustee Robert Streit, and resided in St. Catherine of Alexandria Parish. There with his late wife, Elizabeth, who passed away last April, they raised five children.

According to his obituary in the Chicago Tribune, Mr. Streit was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and served during the Korean Conflict.

Mr. Streit was retired from Illinois Bell after 30 years, and a long-standing member of Knights of Columbus Council 1444.

Visitation for Mr. Streit is scheduled for 3 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 19, at Blake-Lamb Funeral Home, 4727 W. 103rd St, in Oak Lawn.

Funeral set for Thursday, Feb. 20, at 9 a.m. from Blake-Lamb to St. Catherine of Alexandria Church, 10621 S. Kedvale Ave., Oak Lawn, for a 9:45 a.m. Mass.

Interment is at Holy Sepulchre.


Read the rest of Donald Streit’s obituary here.
Raccoons Gone Bad February 20, 2014 at 11:16 AM
They put it in late so you couldn't go STM.
Lorraine Swanson February 20, 2014 at 11:41 AM
STM - Information an arrangements for Mr. Streit were featured in the Feb. 19 Patch newsletter. We also posted on the Oak Lawn Patch Facebook page. From everything I've heard, Donald Streit was a fine man. Lorraine
Oak Lawn Readerr February 20, 2014 at 01:35 PM
Insincere ruse to soften the blow of tomorrow's big headline borrowed from Sun Times.
Pat F February 20, 2014 at 01:51 PM
Sorry to hear of your loss Bob..Our prayers are with you and your family......
STM February 20, 2014 at 03:15 PM
Lorraine, thanks, my mistake. Sorry about that. To Raccoons Gone Bad, I went yesterday to pay my respects, I got the info from a friend of mine. You all have a good day.

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