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IN MEMORIAM:  Sean Ronald Streek, 47;

Served In Army, County Probation Office

COOPERSTOWN – Funeral services will be at 3 p.m. Wednesday for Sean Ronald Streek, 47, of Cooperstown, who died unexpectedly Saturday night, June 11, 2016.

He was born March 25, 1969, in Cooperstown, the son of Ronald Max and Robelle Edith (Polson) Streek.

A 1988 graduate of Cooperstown Central School, Sean attended Nazareth College and later earned a bachelor’s degree from SUNY Oneonta.

In 2009-10 he served in the Army, and for a time was a probation officer for Otsego County.

In his leisure, Sean enjoyed sailing, and on the day he died was part of the Niagara Frontier 2016 District Thistle Regatta, hosted by the Otsego Sailing Club on Otsego Lake.

Sean is survived by his wife, Betsy Streek; a daughter, Sydnie Streek; two step-children, Matt and Jenny Burch; his mother and father, Ron and Susie Streek; three sisters, Sandy Toms of Virginia, Annette Voreyer and husband, Robert, and children, Nicholas and Thomas, of Greenwich, Conn., and Patricia Klink and husband, Michael, and children Haley and Westley, of Lebanon, Ind.; his mother and father-in-law, Linda and Bob Schuermann; and a brother-in-law, Matthew Schuermann and wife, Maureen, and their family.

The service will be at 3 p.m. Wednesday, June 15, at the First Presbyterian Church, with the pastor, the Rev. Elsie Armstrong Rhodes, officiating.  Military honors will be accorded by the state Military Funeral Forces Honor Guard. He will be laid to rest at a later date in Hartwick Seminary Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a memorial donation to a trust fund to be established for Sean’s daughter, Sydnie Streek, for her future education. Please direct donations to Carol Waller, 205 Main St., Cooperstown, NY  13326.

Arrangements are under the care and guidance of the Connell, Dow & Deysenroth Funeral Home.


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