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Obituaries

Obituaries

Robert W. Street 1921 - 2006

Services for Robert W. Street, 85, Tecumseh, will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Lone Star Church of the Brethren. Burial will follow in Washington Creek Cemetery in Douglas County.Mr. Street died Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2006.He was born Sept. 1, 1921, in Gravett, Ark., the son of Guy and Ruth Street. He graduated from Lawrence High School.Mr. Street served in the U.S. Army during World War II and Korea. He retired in 1965 as a lieutenant colonel, then served as president of Jim Clark Leasing.He married Olive I. Flory on Oct. 22, 1941. She survives, of the home.Other survivors include three sons, Bob, Modesto, Calif., John, Little Rock, Ark., and Joe, Gig Harbor, Wash.; a daughter, Ruth Allison, Tecumseh; two sisters, Barbara Oakson, Lecompton, and Helen Williams, Missouri; seven grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. A brother, Richard Street, died earlier. Friends may call from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday at Penwell-Gabel Southeast Chapel in Topeka. The family suggests memorials to the Alzheimer's Assn., 515 S. Kansas Ave., B2, Topeka, KS 66603, or Midland Hospice House, 200 S.W. Frazier Circle, Topeka, KS 66606.