Donald William Streuber,97, of Gillette, WY, passed away on Wednesday, March 24, 2021 at Legacy Living and Rehabilitation Center. Donald was born on May 29, 1923, in Winona, Minnesota. He was the son of William and Florence (Schreibar) Streuber. Donald attended school in Winona. After graduation, he served in the U.S. Army. He served his country in WWII and was honorably discharged.
Don attended and graduated from Mac Phail College of Music and Dramatic Arts with a Bachelor of Music in 1954 and, in 1958, he received his Master of Music from Mac Phail College, also. He then received his Doctor of Philosophy Music from Columbia Pacific University in San Rafael, California in 1987.
Don married Arlis (Growth) Streuber on September 30, 1950, at St. Martins Lutheran Church in Winona, MN. Due to Don’s job, the couple moved to many different areas, finally coming to Gillette, WY in August 1973.
Don was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church of Gillette. Don was very active in the schools where he was a music teacher for over forty years in the school system. Don’s hobbies were playing in the Kicks band in Gillette, listening to music and private music lessons. He also loved wood working and his beloved pets, Prince, Blackie and Goldie. Don also played trumpet for Holiday at church. He played at the Cam-Plex during the hose races and music camps.
Don is survived by his daughters, Mary Streuber of Gillette, WY and Carol Streuber (Keith Allgier) of Rapid City, SD; his sons, Gregory (Heather) Streuber of Cheyenne, WY and Robert (Julie) Streuber of Perkasie, PA; sister-in-law, Donnis Noer of Winona, MN; seven grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Arlis Streuber; daughter, Cynthis Streuber; and his parents.
A funeral service for Donald William Streuber will be held at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, March 31, 2021 at Trinity Lutheran Church with Pastor Jared Tucher officiating; interment to follow at Mt. Pisgah Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., Tuesday, March 30, 2021 at Gillette Memorial Chapel.
Memorials and condolences may be sent in care of Gillette Memorial Chapel 210 West 5th Street, Gillette, WY 82716. Condolences may also be expressed at www.gillettememorialchapel.com.
Some obituaries have been republished with permission from Gillette Memorial Chapel.