HAZEL O. SCHREIBER
Hazel O. Schreiber, age 80, of rural Kahoka (Chambersburg), MO, died Sunday,
March 22, 2009, in Keokuk Area Hospital.
She was born April 25, 1928, in Luray, MO, the daughter of Roy and Alma
She married Harry A. Schreiber on March 2, 1947 at Kahoka. He preceded her in
death on June 29, 2005.
Survivors include: a son, Vernon Dale Schreiber, of the home; three
daughters, Betty Young and her husband, Joe, of Kahoka, MO, Donna Thurston of
Ingalls, KS, and Carrol Leisenring and her husband, James, of rural Kahoka
(Chambersburg), MO; eight grandchildren: Terry Young, Tracy and Bill Printy,
Chris Young, and Jody and Danny Scharfenberg, all of Kahoka, MO, Alan and
Melanie Thurston of Garden City, KS, Teresa Thurston and Paul Thurston, both of
Ingalls, KS, and Danell and Dan Vineyard of Kahoka, MO; thirteen great
grandchildren; Edith Templeton of Keokuk, IA, and Helen Pearson and her husband,
Roy, of Kahoka, MO; a sister-in-law, Twila Horter of Kahoka, MO; a
brother-in-law, Jim Stamper of Des Moines, IA; as well as nieces, nephews,
cousins and other relatives.
She was preceded in death by her husband; her parents; a son-in-law, Donald
Thurston; a grandson, Michael Thurston; two brothers, Raymond and Stanley
Horter; and, three sisters, Eva Hobb, Vera Irvin and Ruby Stamper.
Hazel was a homemaker and enjoyed putting in a large garden big enough for
her entire family and also growing beautiful flowers. She was most content at
caring for her children and grandchildren and spending time with them, but for
20 years she sold Avon and thoroughly enjoyed getting out and visiting with her
Hazel loved to read, crochet and play cards and board games. She especially
loved to play Skip-Bo and Uno with her grandchildren. She also loved to do word
search, play electronic games and collect angels. She loved Alan Jackson and was
his greatest fan. Her greatest joy was spending time with her family.
Graveside services with burial following were held Wednesday, March 25, 2009,
at 2:30 p.m. at Chambersburg Cemetery with Rev. Barb Hagerla officiating.
Pallbearers were Chris Young, Alan Thurston, Paul Thurston, Clay Rebo, Bill
Printy and Dan Vineyard.
Special music was “Happy Trails” recorded by Roy Rogers and Dale Evans.
Visitation was held at Wilson Funeral Home in Kahoka after 9 a.m. Wednesday
with family receiving friends from 1 p.m. until 2 p.m.
Memorials in lieu of flowers were suggested to the family.
On-line condolences may be expressed at www.timeformemory.com/wilsonfh.