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Oval L. Street

January 10, 1933 - March 20, 2018

Oval L. Street, 85, of Decatur, passed away on Tuesday, March 20, 2018 at the Timbers of Cass in Dowagiac.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held Saturday, March 24, 2018, at 11:00 AM at Newell Chapel, 83313 M51, Decatur officiated by Elder Calvin Bontrager. Burial will follow at Hamilton Township Cemetery in Decatur. Friends may visit with the family from 10:00 AM until the time of service. Memorial contributions can be made to the Decatur VFW or North Wayne Mennonite Church. Those wishing to sign Oval’s guest book may do so online at www.newellchapel.com
Oval was born on January 10, 1933 in Neelyville, Missouri to Edward and Florence (McCollum) Street. He graduated from Eau Claire High School. Oval proudly served his country in the United States Army from 1951 to 1954. On December 12, 1953 he married the love of his life Jeanette Walters in Berrien Center. He worked for Auto Specialties in St. Joseph as a Lab Analysis for over 25 years before retirement. Oval enjoyed eating at Lutz’s restaurant every Sunday where he insisted in paying for whoever went with him. He was a life long member of the Decatur VFW and the American Legion. Oval was known as a kind-hearted soul and will be missed by all who knew him.
Oval is survived by his children Bonnie Stone of Montana and Richard Street of Eau Claire; 5 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; three siblings and two step-siblings; special friends Vernon (Carol) Wilkinson and Emma Madden and numerous nieces and nephews.
Oval was preceded in death by his parents; loving wife Jeanette; one brother and one step-sister.

 

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Visitation Information

Date: Saturday, March 24, 2018

Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Newell Chapel

Address:

83313 M-51
Decatur, Michigan 49045

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Service Information

Date: Saturday, March 24, 2018

Time: 11:00 am

Newell Chapel

Address:

83313 M-51
Decatur, Michigan 49045

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Cemetery Information

Date: Saturday, March 24, 2018

Hamilton Township Cemetery

Address:

Decatur, Michigan 49045

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Born: January 10, 1933
Died: March 20, 2018

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James posted on 3/27/18

My deepest sympathy for your loss. May our Heavenly Father Jehovah strengthen you with His promise to swallow up death forever and soon end all our suffering. (Rev. 21:3-5; Isa. 25:8) May His promises also comfort you during this difficult time.

 

Sandra Thorpe Hough posted on 3/24/18

Oval was a wonderful and nice and kind man. I could conversate with him all day. Always a gentleman, full of wonderful memories. A Happy man, I Loved him like a Grandpa and Respected him like no other. I will miss him dearly. I see you again someday Oval. I know you are with your Wife again and I know how much you missed her and Loved her. I'm sending you a (((((HUG))))) I will see you again someday :)

 

Sandy (Schanz) Rinehart posted on 3/23/18

I will always remember the gentleness and caring soul that Oval always emitted in his daily life

 

Sandy (Schanz) Rinehart posted on 3/23/18

Oval will be missed, he was such a good man and friend to our family and especially to my dad Joe may he Rest In Peace as he joins Jeanette. Bonnie, Rick and families you are in our Thoughts and Prayers Sandy (Schanz) and Larry Rinehart

 

Laura De Roo posted on 3/23/18

My deepest sympathy to Rick and Bonnie and their families at the loss of their father. He was such a wonderful, caring gentleman and will be greatly missed. I will be keeping your family in my prayers.

 

Lou Ann & Andy Conklin posted on 3/23/18

So sorry for your loss, Oval was truly a good person and friend to all.

 

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