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Edward L. Streit, 80, Woodstock

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Edward L. Streit, 80, died Tuesday, July 19, 2016 at his home surrounded by the love of his family.

He was born Oct. 26, 1935, in Chicago, to Leon and Sedella (Pins) Streit. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science in finance from Marquette University. He received his CPA certification Dec. 15, 1964.

He married Mary Ellen Rierdon Sept. 1, 1956, at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Milwaukee. They were blessed with three children.  

A CPA for over 40 years, he was employed with Putta and Kelsey of Barrington, who later merged with RSM McGladrey.

A longtime member of St Mary’s Catholic Church, Woodstock, his faith was strong and constant.  

Survivors include his wife; his children, Barbara (Gerard) Sieck of Chicago, Robert (Mary) Streit of LaGrange and Mark (Kathy) Streit of Park Ridge; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his brother, Thomas, who died at the age of two in 1933; and a granddaughter, Gabrielle, who died in infancy in 1988.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Friday, July 22, at St. Mary Catholic Church, 312 Lincoln Ave., Woodstock. Private interment will be held in Hickory Cemetery, Suring, Wis. 

A visitation will be held from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, July 21, at Schneider, Leucht, Merwin and Cooney Funeral Home, 211 Seminary Ave., Woodstock, and from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the Mass Friday, July 22, in the St. Joseph Center at St. Mary Catholic Church.

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