Leslie Glen Streif, 95, of Manchester, passed away Saturday, Nov. 28, at his home.
Public Visitation: 3-7 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 2, at Leonard-Muller Funeral Home, Manchester.
Public Graveside Service: 11:30 a.m., Thursday, Dec. 3, with Reverend Dr. Sean D. Burke at Oakland Cemetery, Manchester.
Due to COVID-19 concerns and the governor’s proclamation, masks are required at the funeral home and friends will be allowed in the funeral home in groups of 10.
Leslie was born Nov. 17, 1925, the son of Glen and Clara (Detten) Streif in Dubuque. Leslie attended Millville rural school, north of Epworth, and Epworth High School.
On June 23, 1945, Leslie was united in marriage to Mary Deloras Wall at Charles City. Two children were born to this union. Together they farmed in the Epworth area until 1958, when they moved and farmed south of Manchester. In 1962 they moved to a farm northeast of Manchester and in 1989, moved to Manchester.
Leslie was a member of St. James Episcopal Church in Independence. Leslie loved traveling with the Iowa Hawkeye basketball and football teams, from regular games to bowl games. He loved the Iowa Hawkeyes, getting out to meet people, but most of all, he loved his family.
He is survived by his daughter, Joan (Steven) Hillers of Manchester; his son, John Streif of Iowa City; three grandchildren: David (Wanda) Hillers of Manchester, Dawn (Rick) Holtz and Daniel (Nicki) Hillers, all of Urbana; seven great-grandchildren: Brock and Kendra Hillers, Logan and Claire Holtz, and Mya, Kalyn and Oaklyn Hillers; his dear friend Jerry Moorman; and many nieces and nephews.
Leslie was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Deloras, in 2016, and his parents, Glen and Clara Streif.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. James Episcopal Church in Independence. Thank you to all the doctors and nurses, Above and Beyond Hospice and especially Jennifer King who helped Dad.
Online condolences may be sent to www.leonard-mullerfh.com.