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Walter Herbert Streuli


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Walter Herbert Streuli

Greensboro, NC

Walter Herbert "Walt" Streuli, 81 of Greensboro, NC passed away peacefully on Thursday, January 19, 2017 at Whitestone Care and Wellness Center. A celebration of life service will be held at 3:00 PM on Saturday, February, 4, 2017, at Forbis & Dick Elm Street Chapel. The family will receive friends following the service.

Walt was born on September 26, 1935 in Memphis, TN. to the late Thelma Wilcoxon and Edwin "Boots" Streuli. He had a stellar athletic career at Central High School in Memphis, where he lettered in basketball, baseball, and football. He was honored to have been named captain of the football team like his father before him. Walt then went on to play professional baseball for the Detroit Tigers. On April 12,1958, he married the love of his life, Beverly Boyer Streuli.

He later attended Southwestern College in Memphis before becoming Vice President of Sales for the E.L. Bruce Hardwood Flooring Co. After moving to Greensboro in 1974, Walt started and put his life into Streuli Sales, Inc. and its employees.

Walt was a member of First Presbyterian Church in Greensboro where he taught youth Sunday School. Through the years, he was also active in the Kiwanis Club, Greensboro Colt League Baseball, and Yokefellow Prison Ministries of Greensboro. He enjoyed traveling with Beverly throughout Europe and especially the many trips to New York City.

In addition to his parents, Walt was preceded in death by his brother Edwin. He is survived by his wife of 58 years Beverly B. Streuli, of the home; children, Tripp Streuli (Jan), Steve Streuli (Terri), and Melissa Streuli; grandchildren, Justin, Christopher, Seth, Taylor, and Davis.

In lieu of flowers; the family requests memorial donations made to Hospice and Palliative Care of Greensboro and in Memphis, TN.
Published in The Commercial Appeal on Jan. 29, 2017
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