2013-02-14 / Obituaries

Knud Streton

Knud Streton 99, of Brewster, died on February 6, 2013.

Knud was born on June 30, 1913, in Bornholm, Denmark. He came to the United States in 1924 with his parents; Gertrude and Hjalmar Streton, his two brothers; Harold and Carlo and his two sisters; Gertrude and Elin who have predeceased him. Knud is a Veteran of WWII having served in the US Navy.

He is survived by his only child; Sheila Guadagnino of Carmel, and several nieces and nephews. He will be buried in Tennessee with his wife Elizabeth Chiles Streton, who predeceased him. Arrangements were made with Cargain Funeral Homes, Inc., 10 Fowler Avenue, Carmel, NY 10512 845- 225-3672.

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