Funeral Services For Frank Streitmatter Are Held Monday
Funeral services for Frank Streitmatter, a well known and highly
respected stock and grain farmer of the Valley township, were held this
afternoon in the Wyoming Congregational church at 2:30 p.m. with Rev.
Robert Manschott of Stark Congregational church officiating. Masonic
rites were conducted in the church.
Bearers were Paul Bayer of
Geneseo, Fred Reikert of Edelstein, Steve Streitmatter of Sparland, Fed
Streitmatter of Wyoming, Richard Streitmatter of Rensselaer, Ind., and
Fred Schwab of Peoria. Interment was in the Streitmatter cemetery in
Mr. Streitmatter passed away in the Methodist hospital
in Peoria at 7:45 a.m. Sunday after having been a patient for two days.
He had been in ill health for about a week.
A son of Fred and
Mary Zehr Streitmatter, he was born in Princeville October 13,1892. He
was united in marriage to Lena Bayer in Peoria November 26,1919.
He is survived by his wife; three sons. Kenneth of Midlothian, Ill., and
Frank and Larry of Wyoming; one daughter, Mrs. Richard (Marilyn) Duncan
of Aledo; two grandchildren, Susan Streitmatter and Bobby Duncan; three
brothers, Richard of Rensselaer, Ind., Fred of Wyoming, and Steve of
Sparland; and four sisters, Mrs. Otto Von Seegar of San Diego, Calif.,
Mrs. Adolph Belcner of Peoria, Mrs. Clyde Wood of Rensselaer, and Mrs.
Frank Fritz of Wyoming.
He was preceded in death by his parents;
two brothers, Pierce and Clark; and two sisters, Maude and Mabel.
Mr. Streitmatter was a member of the Stark Congregational church and
also a deacon of that church. He was a member of Lodge 479 AF&AM, the
Peoria Consistory, Mohammed Shrine, the Wyoming Lions club. He was a
member of the Stark County Farm Bureau and had been a member of the
board of education of the Wyoming Community high school and of the board
of directors of the Baughn school. He is a World War I veteran.