Doreen Streeper Aug. 14, 1938 – Nov. 10, 2017

Doreen Streeper

Doreen Streeper, age 79, died Friday, Nov. 10, 2017 at the Monticello Nursing and Rehabilitation Center following a period of declining health. 

Funeral Services will be held 11:00 Thursday morning, Nov. 16, 2017 at the Wayne Zion Lutheran Church, rural Monticello with interment in the Wayne Zion Cemetery.   Rev. Wade Reddy will officiate at the services.   Friends may call from 4 until 7 Wednesday at the Goettsch Funeral Home, Monticello. 

Surviving is her brother Kenneth (Marilyn) Streeper, Anamosa, a nephew, Doug (Nancy) Streeper, Solon, two nieces, Debbie (Mark) Hein, Monticello, Teresa (Brian) Anton, Cedar Rapids, five great-nephews and 12 great-great-nieces and nephews and her long-time friend and companion Clyde Zedick, of Monticello.     She was preceded in death by her parents. 

Doreen Marie Streeper was born August 14, 1938 in Monticello.   She was the daughter of Harley and Iren Bennen, Streeper.   She received her early education in the Wayne Township School #6. Doreen graduated from the Monticello Community Schools as the Salutatorian of the class of 1956.   She then attended Coe College in Cedar Rapids.   Doreen was employed at the Monticello Creamery and Feed Store. She was the Office Manager for Mississippi Valley Milk Producers Association in Mt. Joy. She later worked for Swiss Valley in Monticello. She also owned a hair salon in Cedar Rapids called Studio 2000. 

Doreen was the organist at Wayne Zion Lutheran Church for 66 years playing for the last time on Easter Sunday in 2017.   She had also served as the Sunday School Superintendent, had been the President of the ELCA and led a Bible Study Class as well.  

Doreen loved the outdoors. She owned several motorcycles and she and Clyde took many trips on their bikes all over Iowa and the United States.   She had belonged to the Jones County Hiking Club, enjoyed going canoeing and boating.  After church on Sunday, she and Clyde often made a trip to Guttenberg to have lunch along the river.  

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