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Memorable Manitobans: Frederick Hermann “Fred” Streich (1917-2006)

Farmer, inventor.

Born at Niverville on 24 March 1917, son of Adolph C. Streich (1887-1972) and Ottilie Recksiedler (1890-1977), brother of William Streich, he grew up on Fillmore Farm east of Clandeboye where his father was the farm manager. In 1941, he married Freda Margaret Sanderson (?-1993) and, three years later, they moved to their own farm west of Clandeboye where they raised their daughter and two sons. With his brother, he experimented in the design of rotary combines that have now become commonplace. He retired to Selkirk in 1976 and died there on 23 May 2006. In 2018, he was inducted posthumously into the Manitoba Agricultural Hall of Fame.


Birth registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

Obituary [Adolph C. Streich], Winnipeg Free Press, 17 January 1972, page 25.

Obituary [Ottilie Streich], Winnipeg Free Press, 28 December 1977, page 116.

Obituary [Freda Margaret Streich], Winnipeg Free Press, 15 September 1993, page 54.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 27 May 2006.

Obituaries and burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 30 November 2019

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