Kathleen Anne Lever ‘Kathie’ Streit

Published 11:08 am Friday, September 25, 2020

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Kathleen Anne Lever ‘Kathie’ Streit

Mrs. Kathleen “Kathie” Anne Lever Streit, 75, of Oak Wind Drive, Advance, died on Friday, Sept. 18, 2020 at her home.

She was born on Aug. 7, 1945 in St. Louis, Mo. to the late Ralph Arthur and Dorothy Suzanne Krampf Lever. Mrs. Streit adopted three children in St. Louis and later moved to North Carolina, where she raised them. She worked for Davie County Parks and Recreation and founded Special Olympics Davie County and the Senior Games. Mrs. Streit enjoyed coaching equestrian sports and did so for many years and was a public speaker who advocated for disability rights.

She was also preceded in death by her husband, Albert Streit; and a son, Erick Streit.

Survivors: 3 children, David Streit, Stacey Spry (Jackie), and Tammy Stevens; and 5 grandchildren, Conner Streit, Katherine Streit, Dylan Spry, Savannah Spry and Richard Patton.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, Oct. 17 at 11 a.m. at Hillsdale United Methodist Church with Pastor Jerry Webb officiating.

Memorials: Davie Special Olympics, c/o Katie Brewer, 228 Hospital St., Mocksville.

Condolences: www.eatonfuneralservice.com.