- The Washington Times - Wednesday, January 26, 2005

William D. Striegl, 79, Penney’s manager

William D. Striegl, a retired district manager for J.C. Penney Co. Inc., died last Thursday of a heart attack at Inova Fairfax Hospital. He was 79.

Born May 2, 1925, in Pine City, Minn., he attended its public schools.

He entered the Navy in 1943 and served on the destroyer USS Strong until the war in the Pacific ended.

He attended the University of Minnesota in Duluth and in 1949 went to work for J.C. Penney. He was district manager of the Mid-Atlantic states from 1969 until he retired in 1987.

During his career with the company, he worked in Washington state and California before being transferred to Fairfax County. He resided in Vienna at the time of his death.

Survivors include his wife of 50 years, Sheila; a daughter, Dr. Leslie Parker of Eugene, Ore.; two sons, Steven Striegl of Pittsburgh and Frank Striegl of Seattle; a brother, Robert Striegl of Minneapolis; a sister, Lois Jaehning of Phoenix; and six grandchildren.

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