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Our brother, Eric Christian Streeby, 47, son of Jim and Joyce Streeby, passed away October 4, 2017 at the University of Iowa Hospital.
Eric, who grew up on a small farm west of Ottumwa, was born July 11, 1970.
He is survived by his father, Jim; four brothers, Jim (Laura) Streeby of Lee's Summit, MO, Tony (Sara) Draegert of Wauconda, IL, Victor (Tiffany) Streeby of Ottumwa and Patrick (Kim) Streeby of Iowa City; a sister, Shelley (Curtis Marez) Streeby of San Diego, CA; an aunt, Sheila Streeby of Iowa City and numerous nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his mother, Joyce.
Those of you who knew Eric know he loved gardening, cooking, classic cars and he possessed a generosity of spirit that he shared with people from all walks of life.
His body has been cremated and a celebration of life will be held at a family gathering at a future date where his ashes will be spread on the land he loved most.
In lieu of flowers, if you would like to give tribute to Eric, please send any cards, gifts or condolences to Jim Streeby, 8584 194th Ave., Ottumwa, IA 52501. We will share all regards at our family gathering.
Published on October 6, 2017
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