Philip O. Street

Philip O. Street, 85, of Loogootee, passed away at 3:30 p.m. Friday, December 30, 2016 at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center surrounded by his family.


He was born January 16, 1931 in Martin County, Indiana.

Philip attended school in Loogootee where he met the love of his life, Virginia R. Tow, whom he married June 11, 1949. Virginia preceded him in death July 15, 2016 after 67 years of marriage.

He had a working career spanning over 50 years at companies including Jasper Novelty, Sarkes Tarzian, Admiral Corporation, LB Price, and Streets Contracting, a business he started and one of his sons still operates today.

Philip had a few hobbies, but truly enjoyed family and fishing trips.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Virginia Street; siblings, Robert L. Street and Sandra A. Bleemel; grandchildren, Benjamin William and Ryan Philip Street.

Philip is survived by his children, Terry G. (Marsha) Street, Marsha (Joe) Lukomski, Rheta (Doug) Divine, Alan (Patty) Street and Rob (Dee Dee) Street; 11 grandchildren, Karen Wilson, Lane Divine, Joe Wayne Lukomski, Tim Lukomski, Jennifer Sparks, Kyle Street, Kelli Mathies, Teri Becker, Holly Street, Dylan Street and Sara Street; 13 great-grandchildren, Ben Wilson, Ayden Wilson, Maddie Lukomski, Alexandra Divinie, Colten Sparks, Cade Wilson, Sam Lukomski, Lili Lukomski, Emilyn Sparks, Josie Mathies, Mason Mathies, Gabriel Street and Garrett Mathies; siblings, Janet Sue Hembree, Ruth Meyer, Harold Street and Vicki Qualkenbush.

Funeral services will be conducted at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017 at Blake Funeral Home in Loogootee. Burial will follow in Goodwill Cemetery.

Visitation will be held Monday, January 2nd, 2017 from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Blake Funeral Home in Loogootee.

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