Obituary: Marjorie Strelesky

Here is the obituary of Marjorie Strelesky, my grandmother’s sister.  This was published in The Gazette (Cedar Rapids-Iowa City)  on Tuesday, January 16, 2001.

Obituary: Marjorie Strelesky

Transcription of obituary:

Marjorie Strelesky , 81, of Silver Pines Assisted Living Community, died Monday, Jan. 15, 2001, in Mercy Medical Center after a long illness. Friends may call after 10 a.m. Wednesday at Cedar Memorial Funeral Home, where a wake service, conducted by Roseann Hayek, begins at 3 p.m. Entombment: Cedar Memorial Mausoleum.

Surviving are seven nephews, a niece and two cousins.

She was born Feb. 26, 1919, in Sheridan, Wyo., to John and Ernestine Sanders Strelesky . She had been a hair dresser in Bellevue, Wash., and Cedar Rapids for many years. In Cedar Rapids, she was co-owner of LeMar Beauty Salon. Marjorie graduated from Dubuque Senior High School and was a member of St. Matthew’s Catholic Church in Cedar Rapids. She formerly was a member of St. Louise Catholic Church in Bellevue.

A memorial fund has been established.

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  1. [...] Wyoming in 1909. My grandmother, Eunice (Strelesky) Lightcap, was born here in 1914.  Her sister, Marjorie Strelesky, was also born here in 1919.  My g-grandmother Ernestine (Sanders) Strelesky and her unborn child [...]

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