The Final Story of Shep, the dog This is a story my dad told me when the family lived in Omaha. Eunice and I weren’t born yet. The family had … Continue reading Marjorie Strelesky Journal, Part 4 of 6
Marjorie Strelesky was the daughter of John Strelesky and Ernestine Sanders. She was a sister of my grandmother, Eunice (Strelesky) Lightcap. Marjorie was born in Sheridan, Sheridan Co, Wyoming, February … Continue reading Obituary: Marjorie Strelesky
I was sleuthing through Google Newspaper Archives, news.google.com/newspapers/ when I found this article published in the Telegraph Herald (Dubuque, IA) regarding a surprise party for my great-grandfather’s sister Marie Strelesky. … Continue reading Marie Strelesky Surprise Party
Gary George Lightcap was the infant son of my grandparents, Wally and Eunice (Strelesky) Lightcap, and older brother of my dad. Gary was born on April 7, 1946, in Dubuque, … Continue reading Obituary: Gary George Lightcap
My great-grandmother, Ernestine (Sanders) Strelesky, died of pneumonia, following an attack of influenza, during the Spanish flu pandemic. She was pregnant when she died in Sheridan, Wyoming, on February 5, … Continue reading Death: Ernestine (Sanders) Strelesky
I’ve been working identifying the family of my great-grandfather, John Joseph “Jack” Strelesky, for quite some time. To say it’s been challenging is to put it mildly. Jack was one … Continue reading Frank and Fannie (Hainey) Strelesky Family Chart
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.
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.