Sean R. Streek

1969 - 2016

COOPERSTOWN - Sean Ronald Streek, 47, of Cooperstown, died unexpectedly Saturday night, June 11, 2016.  

He was born March 25, 1969, in Cooperstown, the son of Ronald Max and Robelle Edith (Polson) Streek.

A 1988 graduate of Cooperstown Central School, Sean attended Nazareth College and later earned a bachelor's degree from SUNY Oneonta.

From 2009-2010 he served in the United States Army, and for a time was a Probation Officer for Otsego County.

In his leisure, Sean enjoyed sailing, and on the day he died was part of the Niagara Frontier 2016 District Thistle Regatta hosted by the Otsego Sailing Club on Otsego Lake.

Sean is survived by his wife, Betsy Streek, whom he married June 14, 2014; a daughter, Sydnie Streek; two step children, Matt and Jenny Burch; his mother and father, Ron and Susie Streek; three sisters, Sandy Toms of Virginia, Annette Voreyer and husband, Robert, and children, Nicholas and Thomas, of Greenwich, Connecticut, and Patricia Klink and husband, Michael, and children Haley and Westley, of Lebanon, Indiana; his mother and father-in-law, Linda and Bob Schuermann; and a brother-in-law, Matthew Schuermann and wife, Maureen, and their family. 

A Memorial Service will be offered at 3 p.m. Wednesday, June 15, 2016, at the First Presbyterian Church of Cooperstown, with the Rev. Elsie Armstrong Rhodes, pastor, officiating.  At the conclusion of the service, Military Honors will be accorded by the New York State Military Funeral Forces Honor Guard. Sean will be laid to rest at a later date in Hartwick Seminary Cemetery.  

In lieu of flowers, please consider a memorial donation to a trust fund to be established for Sean's daughter, Sydnie Streek for her future education. Please direct donations to Carol Waller, 205 Main Street, Cooperstown, NY  13326.

Arrangements are under the care and guidance of the Connell, Dow & Deysenroth Funeral Home in Cooperstown.

If you would like to send condolences to the family, send an email to Connell, Dow & Deysenroth. We will forward your comments to the family. If you would like to send flowers in memory of the deceased, contact Mohican Flowers at (607) 547-8822, or A Rose is a Rose at (607) 264-3100.