1918 Clara 2011

Clara S. Streck

December 17, 1918 — April 21, 2011


Clara S. Streck, age 92, of Waupaca, formerly of Appleton, passed away on Thursday, April 21, 2011 at Park Vista. She was born on December 17, 1918 in Stetsonville, the daughter of the late Frank and Elsie (Maxam) Kuzenski. Clara married Vilas “Bud” Streck on August 11, 1945 in Greenville. They were charter members of Riverview Ev. Lutheran Church and Clara was involved in the Ladies Guild. Clara retired from Zwicker Knitting Mill. She enjoyed bowling and golfing. Bud and Clara loved spending time at their cottage at Round Lake in Waushara County.

Clara is survived by her son: Lane (Dorothy) Streck, Wild Rose; step-grandchildren: Nancy (Kevin) Johnson, Waupaca and Barbara (David) Barg, Waupaca; step-great grandchildren: Mitchell (special friend Jessica Beshel) Johnson, Yorkville, Illinois and Jordan Johnson, Waupaca; Eric and Jessica Barg, Waupaca; sister: Elaine Cotton, Appleton; and sister-in-law: Olga Streck, Town of Harrison. She is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Clara was preceded in death by her husband, Vilas Streck; brothers: Lester (Awanda) Kuzenski and Archie (Marion) Kuzenski; and brothers-in-law: Earl Streck and John Cotton.

The funeral service for Clara will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday, May 7, 2011 at RIVERVIEW EV. LUTHERAN CHURCH, 136 W. Seymour Street, Appleton. Rev. Adam Bode will be officiating. Interment will take place at Highland Memorial Park. Friends may call at the church on Saturday from 9:00 am until the time of service. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Riverview Ev. Lutheran Church are appreciated.

The family wishes to thank the staff at Park Vista Senior Living, Waupaca for their loving care they gave Clara while a resident there, and also thanks to Dr. Earl Anderson, the nurses at Riverside Medical Center, and ThedaCare at Home Hospice.

Wichmann Funeral Home
537 N. Superior St
Appleton, WI 54911

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