Margaret L. (Deen) Strite


LEAF RIVER – Margaret L. (Deen) Strite, 69, of Leaf River passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 9, 2020 in her home after years of prolonged illnesses. Margaret was born on July 18, 1950 in Sedgewick, Ark., the daughter of Henry and Gay (Maple) Deen.

She attended Leaf River High School and later achieved her GED at Highland Community College in 1992. Margaret enjoyed spending time with her family and friends, gardening and birdwatching.

Margaret is survived by her children: Rick Schreiber, Riddott, Ill.; Amy (Todd) Strite-Henson, Gas City, Ind.; and Chris Strite, Leaf River. Grandchildren: Tasha, Todd II and Carrie; 6 great grandchildren; brothers: Bill (Cheryl) and Jack (Bobbi) Deen; sisters: Sandy (Phil) Bennett and Betty (Steve) Armbruster; countless extended family members.

Margaret is preceded in death by her parents; son: Mike Schreiber; and nephew: Jino Deen. Memorial Service will be scheduled for a future date.