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Gladwin County Obituary/Death Notice
Orpha Isberg

   Orpha Lila Streeter Isberg passed away March 17, 2006 in Lees Summit, Missouri. Lila was born March 3, 1912 in Rockford, MI to Alger R. and Elva (Dunn) Streeter. She graduated from Western Michigan University in 1934 with a degree in education. Lila taught for 12 years in Tustin, MI, 2 years in Cement City, MI and 13 years in Gladwin, MI. before retiring. She married Paul W. Isberg in 1946, raised their two sons and was the office manager of the family heating and cooling business in Jackson. Lila was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Paul, and her sister Ruth Streeter and brother Carl Streeter.

   After Paul passed away in 1978, Lila traveled extensively with senior citizen group tours, served in various capacities with the Gladwin Retired Teachers Association and enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren. Lila is survived by her sons Larry (Jacqueline) Isberg of Lees Summit, Missouri, and Ernest (Debra) Isberg of Midland. She is also survived by her three grandchildren, one great grandchild, her brother Harold (Pauline) Streeter, her aunt Mary Carpenter both of Rockford, Michigan and numerous nieces, nephews and their families. Lila will be buried next to her husband Paul at Highland Cemetery in Gladwin, MI.

   Memorial services are planned for family and friends in Rockford and Lees Summit, Missouri. Dates have not been determined.

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Gladwin County Record, Gladwin, MI
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September 2009
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