FREDERICKTOWN — Nadine Streby-Conant, 89, of Fredericktown, passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018, at Brookdale Senior Living in Mount Vernon. She was born on Oct. 1, 1928, in Eldridge, Missouri to the late Johnny and Gertie (Gregory) Waterman.

Nadine worked at True Value in Fredericktown for over 30 years. She loved flowers, cooking for family gatherings, making sure everyone had plenty to eat. Most of all she loved being around her loving family.

Nadine is survived by her children, Gary (Sharon) Streby of Dayton, Robert (Sharon) Streby of Fredericktown, Larry Streby of Fredericktown, John (Barb) Streby of Fredericktown, Janice (Steve) Auten of Fredericktown, Kathy (Sam) Wright of Fredericktown; two step-daughters, Sherry (Jeff) Jamison of Goshen, Indiana, Cindy (Dan) Kohler of Nashville, Tennessee; 11 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; three great great-grandchildren; a sister, Doris (Terry) Jones of Lebanon, Missouri; numerous nieces and nephews.

Along with her parents, Nadine is preceded in death by her 1st husband, Jennings Streby Jr.; 2nd husband, Russell Conant; a brother, Murl Waterman; two sisters, Lena Miller and Burnice Whitworth.

Calling hours will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 1, with a funeral service starting at 1 p.m. at the Snyder Funeral Home; 33 E. College Street Fredericktown, OH 43019, officiated by Pastor Patrick Bailey and Pastor Brian Auten. Burial will follow in Forest Cemetery in Fredericktown.

Memorial contributions may be made to: Kindred Hospice; 112 Harcourt Road suite 3, Mount Vernon, OH 43050, or Alzheimer’s Association of Central Ohio; 1379 Dublin Road, Columbus, OH 43215.

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The Snyder Funeral Home of Fredericktown is honored to serve the family of Nadine Streby-Conant.


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