Rose A. Schreiber, age 80, formerly of Revere, MO, passed away on Friday, February 24, 2017 at the Clark Co. Nursing Home in Kahoka.
Rose was born December 23, 1936 at Keokuk, a daughter of Lovell Atwood and Ruby Pearl Courtney Dawson.
She was united in marriage on May 9, 1954 to Gale Schreiber at his parent’s home.
Survivors include her husband, Gale, of Kahoka; seven children: Debbie (Randy) Lipper, Rick Schreiber and Pam Fry, all of Revere; Patricia (Eldon) Hopp of Luray, Kim (Mike) St. Clair of Kahoka, Janet (Bernard) Simpson of Revere and Sandie (Darin) Hopp of Kahoka; twenty-one grandchildren; Heather (Scott) Bethards of Leighton, IA Stephanie (Matt) Kirchner of Alexandria, Amy (Jesse) Heimer of Taylor, Miranda (Brent) Goings of Kahoka, Hilary (Aaron) Bartlett of Rushville, IL, Andrew (Angie) Schreiber of Keokuk, Valerie (Doug) Stewart of Pella, J. D. (Janet) Fry of Kahoka, Kayla (Doug) Riley of Farmington, Lexie (Casey) Garrett of Pulaski, Amanda (Jason) Boeshart of Lenexa, KS, Erik (DaKota) Hopp of Luray, Nicole (Daniel) Zimmerman of Piper, KS, Courtney (Chris) Kirchner of Kahoka, Lacey St. Clair (Mark Boatman) of Kahoka, Cody (Lucas) Goehring of Keosauqua, Ashley Simpson (Tim Kite) of Farmington, Tyler Simpson (Ashlee Wilson) of Shelbyville, Katlyn (Cully) Hoffman of Kimball, SD, Rob (Erin) Hopp and Kenzie (David) Harper, all of Kahoka; thirty-seven great grandchildren; a sister, Lily Jean Boyer of Mattoon, IL; sisters-in-law, Amah Lou Schreiber of Kahoka and Janet Buford of Donnellson; as well as nieces, nephews, cousins, and other relatives.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Peggy Hecox; and two grandsons, Adam Schreiber and Austin Hopp.
Rose was a member of the Revere Community Church. She was a house wife and farm wife and babysat for all her grandchildren and some of her great. She was active in the PTO, in 4H assisting kids and grandkids with their livestock and whatever project they might have and spent hours following the sports activities of her family. She was an excellent cook and baker and passed on that talent to her daughters. She sewed most of her kid’s clothes, could sew anything, and made blankets for all of her children, grandchildren and for her great as long as her health permitted. When the kids were little she and Gale loved to square dance and it was an activity for the social life of their kids as well.
Funeral services were held Monday, February 27, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. at Wilson Funeral Home in Kahoka with Rev. Goldie Laymon officiating. Recorded music selections included: “I Can Only Imagine”, “Amazing Grace” and “”Humble and Kind”. Burial will follow in the Revere Cemetery.
Friends may call at Wilson Funeral Home after 10 a.m. Sunday with family receiving friends from 4-6 p.m.
Memorials may be to the family or to the Alzheimer’s Association for Research.