Marshall Streib

Obituary of Marshall P. Streib

Marshall Phillip Streib, of Beach Park, IL, passed away on January 29, 2023. He was born on January 20, 1924, in Rockford, IL.

Marshall graduated from Harlem Highschool in Machesney Park, IL where he played football and ran track. He also attended Lake Forest College in Lake Forest, IL. Marshall was a member of Prince of Peace Lutheran Church on McAree road in Waukegan, IL.

Marshall retired from United States Steel in North Chicago, IL working in accounting and scheduling. Marshall was Sergeant First Class Company B, 424th Infantry Regiment, 106th Division. He was awarded the Bronze Star for Meritorious Achievement during the Battle of the Bulge in the European Theater of Operation during World War II. He was awarded the Purple Heart having been wounded in the military action at Coulee, Belgium on January 17th, 1945. Reserved 85th Division.

Marshall was a member of many organizations in the Lake County area, including Beach Park Little League- president and coach, co-founded and coached girls softball in Beach Park, IL, coached his granddaughters in Waukegan softball, Scout Leader- Troop 79, co-founder of Village of Beach Park, IL, treasurer of the committee that found Beach Park, treasurer and trustee of Bonnie Brook Fire Department, on the board of trustees for Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, president and chairman of the grievance committee of Cyclone Fence Clerical Union, president and secretary of Cyclone Fence Fed Credit Union, member of the US steel workers union- National Wage Policy Committee.

Marshall was an avid sports fan and loved Chicago. He always rooted for the Bears and the Cubs and wore his Notre Dame socks every week rooting for his favorite college football team. Marshall was always following his grandchildren in all of their sporting events, even cheering them from the stands.

Marshall is survived by his wife of 70 years Mary Ann Streib; children Michael Streib, Daniel (Gloria) Streib, Ronald Streib, Karen (Michael) Streib Morrison, and Mark (Susan) Barlet; Grandchildren Marie Schoblocher, Krystal (Nick) Strong, Thomas (Nicole) Streib, Danielle (Brett) Behnke, Heather (Dylan) Florio, Angela (Antoine) Riley, Matthew Morrison, and Benjamin (Danielle) Morrison; along with 25 great grandchildren.

Marshall is preceded in death by his parents, Emil and Helen Streib of Rockford, IL; Stepfather, Axel E. Johnson of Rockford, IL; brother, Donald Streib; and Son, Patrick Barlet of Washington.

Visitation will take place Thursday, February 2, 2023, at the Congdon Funeral Home, 3012 Sheridan Road, Zion, Illinois from 3:00-6:00 p.m. Funeral service will take place Friday, February 3, 2023 at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 2720 North McAree Road, Waukegan, Illinois at 10:30 a.m. with a visitation at 9:30 a.m. Interment with military honors will take place at Highland Memorial Park in Libertyville, Illinois. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Prince of Peace Lutheran Church.  

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