Beverly Ann Straetz, 90, Glidden

Beverly Ann Straetz, age 90, of Glidden, died on Saturday March 21, 2020 at Park Manor Nursing Home in Park Falls.  She was born on July 9, 1929 in Glidden, the daughter of Tony and Anna (Bauer) Zach.  On October 15, 1949 she married Aloysious “Grant”  Straetz in Glidden.  Beverly owned and operated a Café, worked for St. Croix Fishing Rod Company, and for the US Forest Service.  She was a member of the Glidden VFW Auxiliary, enjoyed gardening, cooking, crocheting, and spending time with her family and friends.  Beverly was a loving mother, grandmother, and sister.


She is survived by:


Ronald (Nancy) Straetz of Ventura, CA

Debra (Robert Anderson) Straetz of Clam Lake

Bonnie Reukema of Clam Lake

(6)grandchildren, (7)great-grandchildren

And many nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Aloysious “Grant”, her son Patrick, her son-in-law Lee Reukema, her grandson Jason Straetz, her brothers Ronnie Zach and Ardell Zach and her sister Judy Adams.


A Memorial Mass will be scheduled at a later date.


Interment will take place at Most Precious Blood Catholic Cemetery in Glidden.


Birch Street Funeral Service is assisting the family.