Earl O. Streiff, age 84, of Highland, passed away Wednesday, June 24 at Hitz Memorial Home in Alhambra. Funeral services for 84 year old Earl O. Streiff will be Monday, June 29 at 11:00 a.m. at Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland. Burial will be in Highland City Cemetery. Friends may call Monday from 9:00 a.m. to service time at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to Faith Countryside Homes Apartments.
He was born on Saturday, April 04, 1931, in Highland, IL, the son of Fremont G. and Linda E. (nee Pfister) Streiff.
On Thursday, October 16, 1969, he married Mavis F. Streiff (nee Drake) who passed away on Sunday, August 22, 2004.
He was a member of the Evangelical United Church of Christ, Highland, IL.
Earl was born and grew up in Highland. He was baptised and confirmed at the E & R Church, Highland, IL. He served in the United States Navy from 12/7/1951 to 12/2/1955; with duties on USS Delta. He worked for Basler Electric and F & J Disposal. He retired on disability in his early 50’s. He and his wife move to Faith Countryside Home Apartments in the summer of 1994. He enjoyed refinishing furniture; for years, he and his wife were vendors at local flea markets.
Step Son – Henry W. (Mary Ann) Schmitt, Belleville, IL
Sister – Lorna E. Wolf, Swansea, IL
Three Great Grandchildren
Many Nieces and Nephews
He was preceded in death by:
Father – Fremont G. Streiff (died 1979)
Mother – Linda E. Streiff nee Pfister (died 1984)
Wife – Mavis F. Schmitt Streiff nee Drake (died 8/22/2004)
Brother – Roger E. Streiff (died 7/13/2000)
Brother In-law – Norbert J. Wolf (died 2008)
Sister In-law – Betty Streiff (nee Friedrich)
Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home
1501 Ninth at Lemon Street
Highland, IL 62249