Rita Streasick, 91

Rita C. Streasick, beloved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, passed away July 27, 2013.

A Memorial Mass will be held Wednesday, Aug. 14, at the Church of St. Mary, in St. Paul. Gatherings will be held from 4 p.m. – 8 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 13, at West Funeral Home, prior to Mass at the church on Wednesday.

Rita was wed to Leo Oct. 3, 1943. They lived in California during his service years and returned to St. Paul to raise their family. They enjoyed wintering in Florida and Texas. After retirement they moved to Pierz, and eventually returned to the St. Paul area. Rita loved to embroider and crochet, donating many gifts to her church, family and friends.

Survivors include children, Eileen (Harvey) Brausen, Bob (Sheri) Streasick, Chuck (Inez) Streasick, Carol Streasick and Diane (Nick) Toscano; seven grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; brothers, Herb, Leon (Josie) and Carl (Neddie) Leidenfrost; and sister, Clara Zimny.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Leo; grandson, Jonathon Nahl; and brother, Alvin Leidenfrost.

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