Dorothy Ann Streich, age 93 of Harrisville, passed away peacefully on Saturday, September 26, 2015. She was born on November 27, 1921 in Harrisville, daughter of the late Theodore and Gertrude (Thalacker) Frank. Dorothy married Arnold Streich on June 19, 1943 in Harrisville. Arnold preceded her in death on June 1, 1993. She was a lifelong member of St. John’s Lutheran Church, Harrisville, being baptized, confirmed and married there. Dorothy was also active at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Crystal Lake, as their organist for 38 years. She dedicated her life to her church and family. Dorothy enjoyed knitting and quilt making for Lutheran World Relief as well as cooking, gardening and feeding her birds.
Survivors include her two children, Barbara (Gary) Clark and Robert (Carol) Streich; four grandchildren, Christopher (Rachel) Clark, Timothy (Andrea) Clark, Shane (Marie) Streich and Nicole (Chris) Shafran; four great grandchildren, Alexander and Andrew Clark and Addison and William Clark; goddaughter and caregiver, Phyllis Ingram; many other relatives and friends. Dorothy was preceded in death by her two brothers, Edward and Gordon Frank and one sister, Evelyn Doege.
A funeral service for Dorothy will be held on Thursday, October 1, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Harrisville with Rev. Blaine Niskanen officiating. Burial will be in Harrisville Cemetery, Town of Harris. A visitation will be held on Thursday from 9:00 a.m. until the hour of service at the church. Memorials would be appreciated to St. John’s Lutheran Church of Harrisville.
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