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Dana W. Streitz
The funeral service for Dana William Streitz, 66, of Warner, SD, was at 11:00 a.m., Friday, June 10, 2016 at St. John Lutheran Church, Warner, with Pastor Cassandra Lamb officiating. Burial was at 1:00 p.m. Saturday at the Peever Cemetery, Peever, SD, with Military Honors by Sisseton Otto-Quande-Renville American Legion Post 50 and VFW Post 3342. Dana passed away suddenly on June 3, 2016, after attending the high school graduation of his granddaughter in Benton City, WA.
Visitation was 4:00-6:00 p.m. Thursday, with a prayer service at 6:00 p.m. at Spitzer-Miller Funeral Home, 1111 South Main Street, Aberdeen, SD.
Dana was born in New Prague, MN, on January 28, 1950. As the son of a Bureau of Indian Affairs family, he lived in Pine Ridge, SD, Fort Yates, ND, Willoughby, OH, again in Fort Yates, and Sisseton, SD. After graduating from Sisseton High School in 1968, he received a scholarship to play football and basketball at Northern State College. He was drafted into the U.S. Army in 1972, where he served honorably at Stuttgart, Germany, and Fort Dix, NJ.
Following his service, Dana lived in Aberdeen, SD, and then moved to Warner, SD. He began working at 3M in Aberdeen in 1976, retiring from there after 33 years in 2009. Dana was united in marriage with Julie Halseide on May 17, 1986. They recently celebrated 30 years of marriage.
He was an avid sports fan, especially watching college football, college basketball, and Major League Baseball. He had an extensive collection of vinyl LP records, Indian artifacts, and enjoyed hunting, fishing, and traveling.
Dana was preceded in death by his parents, William F. Streitz and Rosemary Ann (Dean) Streitz of Phoenix, AZ.
He is survived by his wife, Julie, four children, and six grandchildren. Two children, Laura (Eric) McCrea, of Benton City, WA, Mason and Riley, and Brendan (Wendy) Streitz of Flandreau, SD, Liam, Abe, and Rona, with former wife, Linda Bladow. Two children, Garrett (Emily) Streitz, of Alexandria, MN, and Carmyn (Matt) Schrank, of Garretson, SD, Lane, with his current wife Julie Streitz, his siblings, Steve (Marge) Streitz, Flint, TX, Bill (Linda) Streitz, Houston, TX, Barb (Geoff) McCurdy, New Bern, NC and many loving nieces and nephews.
Funeral Service was held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, June 8, 2016 at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in St. Cloud, MN for Sandra Rae Krupa, age 72, of Richmond, MN who died Saturday, June 4, 2016 at Quiet Oaks Hospice House near St. Augusta, MN.
Rev. Janine Olson officiated and burial was in Eden Lake Cemetery, Eden Valley, MN. The Krupa family greeted family and friends at the visitation on Wednesday, June 8, 2016 from 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. at the church in St. Cloud.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home in Eden Valley.
Sandy was born July 12, 1943 in Gaylord, MN to Cecil and Elsa (Kaasalaineu) Fausch. She married Larry Krupa on July 18, 1964 in Grantsburg, WI. She was an elementary and middle school teacher for 42 years, retiring in 2009 after receiving many prestigious teacher awards including the Little Red School House Teacher Award in Florida. Sandy has lived in St. Cloud for the past year and prior to that resided in Sisseton, SD. She attended Bethlehem Lutheran Church in St. Cloud and was a former member of Christian Missionary Alliance Church in Sisseton where she lead a Bible study group and a knitting group. Sandy enjoyed teaching and loved her students. She could always bring out the best in everyone and looked for the good in others. One of her many favorite quotes was, “It’s never wrong to be nice.” Sandy was a faithful, loving, confident and wise person who will be dearly missed.
Survivors include her loving husband of 51 years, Larry of Richmond, MN; son, David (Jaime) of St. Cloud, MN; daughter, Lisa (Matt) Messerli of Shorewood, MN; brother, Peter (Carol) of Dayton, MN; sister, Anita (Gary) Hentges of Richmond, MN; grandchildren, Cole, Lauren, Leah, Camden, Thomas, Mikayla and Nathan.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
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