Name: John Streff
Birth: in Luxembourg
John Streff may have had another child named Michael Streff. A Michael Streff married Marie Schieltz and they lived in Lemmon, SD and Salem, SD. Another possible son is a William Streff who married a sister to Marie Schieltz. William Streff lived in Bridgewater, SD in August 1967. This information is surmised from the obituary of Marie Schieltz Streff, which is part of this file.
Streff, Marie (Schieltz)
Salem Special, Salem, South Dakota, Aug 31, 1967
Mrs. Marie Streff, 81, died suddenly Friday, Aug 25, 1967 in a Mitchell, SD hospital where she had been a patient for only a short time.
Funeral Mass for Mrs. Streff was Tuesday, Aug 29, 1967 in St. Mary's Catholic church, Salem, SD with the Rev. Pius Mardian officiating. Burial was in St. Mary's Cemetery. Pallbearers were John, Henry, William, and Phil Streff, Albert Hipschman, and Matt Schmitt.
Marie Schieltz, daughter of Nick and Kathryn Schieltz, was born in Luxemburg, Iowa on Nov 25, 1885. She grew up in that area and on Feb 12, 1911 she was married to Mr. Michael Streff of Lemmon, SD.
Since 1912 the couple had farmed in the Salem, SD area until 1942 when they moved into Salem city. Mr. Streff preceded his wife in death.
Mrs. Streff was survived by two sisters, Mrs. William Streff of Bridgewater, South Dakota, and Mrs. Al Lake of Luxemburg, Iowa, and one brother, Nick Schieltz of Luxemburg, Iowa, and a number of nieces and nephews.
Maria Portz b: 27 NOV 1839 in Berburg, Luxembourg
- Margaret Streff b: in St Donatus, Iowa
- John Streff b: 2 JUN 1863 in St Donatus, Iowa
- Joseph Streff b: 25 OCT 1868 in St. Donatus, Iowa
- Maria Streff b: 1870 in St Donatus, Iowa
- Michael Streff b: 1873 in St Donatus, Iowa
- John Peter "Jim" Streff b: 22 FEB 1876 in St Donatus, Iowa
- Olvis "J.O. or Oliver" Streff b: 21 APR 1879 in St Donatus, Iowa
- Michael B. Streff b: 18 JUL 1882 in Le Mars, Iowa