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March 8, 1926 - October 18, 2021
Instate at 10:00 AM with Mass at 11:00 AM Monday October 25, 2021 in the Our Lady on the River Parish St. Catherines Catholic Church, Algonac.
Visitation 2-4 & 6-8 PM Sunday October 24, 2021
In the Gilbert Funeral Home Inc. Algonac.
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Dr. John F. Streit age 95 of New Baltimore, MI. and formerly of Algonac, MI. and Harsens Island, MI. passed away October 18, 2021 in his home. He was born March 18, 1926 in Algona, IA. to the late Frederick and Velma (Graves) Streit. He married Esther Elizabeth Riemenschneider October 27, 1951 in Chelsea, MI., she passed away April 1, 1996. He married Nancy Helen Himes on April 16, 2001 in Algonac.
Dr. Streit was an Army Air Corps Veteran having served during WW II. He received his Doctorate Degree in Education from Wayne State University in 1975.
Dr. Streit started his teaching career with the Algonac Community School System as a 6th grade teacher until becoming Principal of the Algonac Elementary School, where he served for 26 years. He was a member of the Algonac Lions Club for over 60 years.
Dr. Streit is survived by his wife Nancy, children Fredrick J. (Kathie) Streit, Edward W. (Elyse) Streit, David R. (Jennifer) Streit, and Elizabeth M. Streit, Step children Thomas E. Besemer, and David J. (Kathryn) Besemer, a sister Emma Jean Aupperle, and 8 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren.
Dr. Streit will be instate at 10:00 AM with Mass at 11:00 AM Monday October 25, 2021 in the Our Lady on the River Parish St. Catherines Catholic Church, Algonac. Visitation 2-4 & 6-8 PM Sunday October 24, 2021 in the Gilbert Funeral Home Inc. Algonac. Memorial donations may be made to the Donor’s Choice in Dr. Streit’s memory.