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WILMINGTON – George Frederick Streblow Sr., age 93, passed away Sept. 3, 2016.

He is survived by his loving wife, Antoinette Vici Streblow; his sons,  Pickett Streblow (Janice) of Kinston, North Carolina, George Streblow Jr. (Nancy) of Winston Salem, North Carolina, and William Streblow (Lori) of New Bern, North Carolina; step-sons, Stephen Slockett (Kathryn) of Fayetteville, West Virginia, Daniel Slockett of Cary, North Carolijna, Dr. Robert Slockett (Priscellia) of St. Petersburg, Forida; and a step-daughter, Carolyn Adams of Knoxsville, Tennessee.

Mr. Streblow was born on Dec. 25, 1923, in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

He was a veteran of the US Army, doing two tours of duty.  His time of military service was first during World War II as a Corporal in Ardennes, Central Europe, with Company B 515 Parachute Infantry with his specialty as a Rifleman 7745.  He was the recipient of many ribbons and metals of distinction including two Bronze Service Stars, Combat Infantry Badge, Occupation of Germany Ribbon and the World War II  Victory Medal.  After the war, his second tour of duty was as Staff Sergeant in Company B 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment Administrative NCO.

In civilian life, he was employed with Roses Department Store in the capacity of vice president.

At this time, there are no services planned.

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