Leonard G. Schreiber, age 84 of Pierron, IL, died Sunday, January 08, 2017, at Saint Joseph’s Hospital in Highland, IL.
He was born March 01, 1932, in Pierron, IL, the son of Robert and Anna (nee Goestenkors) Schreiber.
On May 14, 1955, he married Lucille C. Carrillon at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Pierron, IL.
He was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. He was also a member of Amalgamated Meat Cutters Local 534 (40 plus years); Pierron Improvement Club (1st President); Served on Musican’s Union and the Highland/Pierron Fire Department Board.
Leonard was born at Pierron, IL and grew up there and graduated from St. Paul High School, Highland, IL, in 1949. He worked at Schreiber Market, Pierron. He served with duty in Japan in the US Army during the Korean Conflict. He started as a Meat Cutter at Highland IGA; later worked for Trenton IGA and retired in 1996. He raised horses, coached his sons’ baseball teams, watched all his grandchildren and great grandchildren’s activities, played the banjo in Don Shimer’s Band and Happy Hats Band. He enjoyed playing Euchre and Jass and watching the St. Louis Cardinal Baseball.
Survivors include :
Wife – Lucille Catherine Schreiber, Pierron, IL
Son – Michael L. (Jan Luebbers) Schreiber, Breese, IL
Son – Donald J. (Carrie) Schreiber, Pocahontas, IL
Son – Joseph R. (Teresa Schmitt) Schreiber, Greenville, IL
Grandchild – Rebecca F. Schreiber, Edwardsville, IL
Grandchild – Kay D. (James “Nick”) Williamson, Highland, IL
Grandchild – Andrew M. Schreiber, Highland, IL
Great Grandchild – Brett N. Williamson, Highland, IL
Great Grandchild – Claire D. Williamson, Highland, IL
Great Grandchild – Henry Williamson, Highland, IL
Great Grandchild – Jack Williamson, Highland, IL
Sister – Sister Antionette Schreiber SSSF, Milwaukee, WI
He was preceded in death by :
Father – Robert J. Schreiber
Mother – Anna M. Schreiber, nee Goestenkors
Daughter – Janet M. Schreiber (3/29/1956 – 2/11/1957)
Grandchild – Jay M. Schreiber Died 10/13/2007)
Brother – Robert H. “Bob” Schreiber – Died 3/17/2004
Sister – Dorothea A. Schreiber – Died 9/21/1999
Arrangements are being handled by Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland, IL.
Visitation will be held from 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM on Wednesday, January 11, 2017, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Pierron, IL.
Funeral Mass will be at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, January 11, 2017, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Pierron, IL., with Father Scott A. Snider officiating.
Interment will be at Saint Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Highland, IL.
Memorial contributions may be made to Shriner’s Hospital for Children or St. Jude’s Childrens Hospital-Memphis.