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Lorin Louis Streich, 75

Lorin Louis Streich, age 75, of Glencoe, entered his eternal rest Wednesday, July 9, 2003, at the Sibley Medical Center in Arlington at the age of 75 years, 11 months, and 20 days.

Lorin was born the son of Louis and Stella (Jensen) Streich July 19, 1927 in Glencoe. He was baptized July 24, 1927 at the First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Glencoe by the Reverend E. Kolbe. Lorin was later confirmed at the same church April 6, 1941 by the Reverend A. Streufert.

Lorin attended country school and graduated from the Glencoe High School in 1945.

In October of 1953 Lorin entered the United States Army. He served at Ft. George C. Meade in Maryland until his honorable discharge Oct. 12, 1955. During his service Lorin had earned the National Defense Service Medal.

Lorin was united in marriage with Lois E. Adams at the St. Peter Lutheran Church parsonage in rural Lester Prairie Dec. 6, 1958 by the Reverend Erb. The couple made their home on a farm near New Auburn until 1977 when they moved to Glencoe.

Lorin was a lifelong member of the First Evangelical Lutheran Church where he was very active and had served on the church council. He was a past member of the New Auburn Creamery Board and currently serving on the board of the McLeod County Emergency Food Shelf.

Lorin enjoyed spending time and fishing at their lake cabin on Hand Lake, located between Pine River and Longville. He loved watching wildlife and was a big sports fan. Lorin, along with wife Lois, especially enjoyed their trip to Europe.

Lorin is preceded in death by his parents, wife Lois, sister-in-law Emma Adams, brothers-in-law Gehardt Splittstoesser, Willard Adams, and Vernon Adams.

Lorin is survived by his brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law Maynard Adams of Isle, Howard Adams of St. Paul, Robert and Lois Adams of Glencoe, Marian Splittstoesser of Greenfield, Gladys and Glennard Parpart of St. Paul, Kenneth and Virginia Adams of Glencoe, Floyd Adams of Little Canada, Carol Adams of Glencoe, and Carol Adams of Chaska. Lorin is also survived by nieces, nephews, and many friends.

Visitation for Lorin was Sunday evening at the Johnson-McBride Funeral Chapel in Glencoe.

Funeral services celebrating Lorin's life were Monday, July 14, 2003, at 11 a.m. at the First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Glencoe. Officiating was the Reverend Randall Tonn.

The organist was Mary Huebert. The soloist was Lawrence Biermann who sang "The Lord's Prayer." The congregational hymns were "I Know That My Redeemer Lives," "Just As I Am" and "How Great Thou Art."

Interment was in the First Lutheran Cemetery.

Serving as casket bearers were Kevin Post, David Uecker, Lonny Lsenberg, Randy Eggersgluess, Jim Fogarty, and Ricky Adams.

The Johnson-McBride Funeral Chapel in Glencoe served the family.

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