M ildred L. Streit, 93, of Seneca, Kansas passed away Friday, March 24, 2017 at the Crestview Manor.
Mildred was born on October 9, 1923 in Wichita, Kansas to Earl and Iva (Boucher) Heaton. She was united in marriage to Raymond Streit on July 15, 1950 and moved to their farm northeast of Seneca. Ray and Millie had six children: Richard, Janet, Mike, Don, Ken and Dennis.
Millie spent her life caring for her family. When her children were young, she spent many hours gardening, and preserving food for her family of eight. Millie’s grandchildren loved spending time at the farm, and they all knew they were welcome there. She was loved by her family and will be missed by all.
She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Raymond of 50 years in 2001; and two sons, Dennis in 1977, and Richard in 1990; and one brother, Sonny Heaton in 1999.
She is survived by one daughter, Janet Streit; three sons, Mike, Don and Ken Streit; eight grandchildren, ten great-grandchildren, and one great-great grandchild.
Funeral services will be Monday, March 27, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at the Popkess Memorial Chapel in Seneca. Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. to service time at the funeral home. Interment will be made at the Seneca Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to United Methodist Church of Seneca, sent in care of Popkess Memorial Chapel, 814 Castle, Seneca, KS 66538.