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Schreurs

Posted: 30 Oct 2009 3:02AM GMT
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MUSCATINE, Iowa - Donna E. Schreurs, 72, formerly of 1830 New Hampshire Street, died Friday, April 13, 2001, at Lutheran Homes.

Services will be 1:30 pm Monday at the Ralph J. Wittich-Riley-Freers Funeral Home. Rev. Paul Ostrem will officate. Pallbearers will be Ron Schreurs Jr., Keith Schreurs Jr., Chad Schreurs, Jeremy Schreurs, Tim Baars and Josh Wheeler. Burial will be Memorial Park Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 2 to 5 pm Sunday at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to Lutheran Homes.

Mrs. Schreurs was born on Dec. 28, 1928, in Muscatine, the daughter of Dale and Faye Chamberlin Bishop. She married Charles Ron Schreurs on March 23, 1946, in Muscatine.

Mrs. Schreurs was a member of First Baptist Church. She was a day care provider for 32 years.

Survivors include four sons, Ronald Craig Schreurs of Muscatine; Alvin Dale Schreurs of Muscatine; Keith Schreurs and his wife Laurie of Fruitland; Larry Schreurs of Muscatine; two daughters, Kelly Reisen and her husband Ron of Muscatine; Kearce Schreurs and her husband Robert Peters of Watertown, South Dakota; 10 grandchildren; 8 great grandchildren; three brothers, George Bishop of Elcajon, California; Harlan Bishop of Wilton; Robert Bishop of Muscatine and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband in 1995, and one brother Alvin.
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MUSCATINE, Iowa - Iris Geraldine Schreurs, 94, of Muscatine, died Tuesday, April 15, 2003, at Riverbend Nursing & Rehab Center.

Private Services will be held. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery.

There will be no visitation. The Ralph J. Wittich-Riley-Freers Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Memorials may be made to the Muscatine County Genealogy Association.

Mrs. Schreurs was born on Nov. 27, 1908, in Muscatine, the daughter of Benjamin E. and Susan Ida Wymer Sharer. She married Clifford Alfred Schreurs on Nov. 27, 1929, at the First Baptist Church by her uncle, Dr. Hal E. Norton.

She was active 43 years working with her husband in their store, The Schreurs Radio, Television, and Records until they retired in 1972.

Mrs. Schreurs was prominent in many Patriotic and Royal Orders descending direct from a family of Royality.

She was a 'Life Member' of the National Society of 'Magna Charta Dames', the American of Royal Descent, the Plantagenet (earliest Kings of England); the Colonial Order of The Crown, and the United States Capital Historical Society. She was a member of The Daughters of the American Colonists of the Priscilla Alden Chapter of Cedar Rapids, where she served as their Librarian and Historian. She was also a member of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, the Hannah Caldwell Chapter of Davenport, where she served as their Chaplain for 14 years. She was a member of The National Society Daughters of The United States of 1812, a past Corresponding Secretary of the Muscatine Garden Club. She also served as Volunteer Production Chairman during World War II of the Muscatine County American Red Cross. She was volunteer first secretary to the Veterans Schick Camp and Hospital in Clinton, for Muscatine County American Red Cross, serving from 1943-1944. She was a Charter Member of the now disbanded Muscatine Civic Music, serving as a Board Member and Talent Chairman for 10 years. She was a former member of the Tri-City Symphony Auxiliary of Davenport, and the Electra Chapter #32 Order of the Eastern Star.

She was a genealogist and historian and was also an avid expert of needlepoint receiving many awards in Washington, DC at the Continental Congress of the Daughters of the American Revolution. She also served as Chapter Chairman of the American Heritage of National Committees for Hannah Caldwell Chapter of the DAR.

Survivors include a sister, Eloise Bauerbach of Muscatine; a nephew, David A. Bauerbach of Muscatine; two nieces, Lynn Molis and her husband, William, of Madison, Wisconsin, and Kathryn Pace and her husband, Keith, of Wilton; several grand-nieces and grand-nephews.

She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband in 1990, and her brother, Benjamin Sharer.
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MUSCATINE, Iowa - Lulu L. Schreurs, 94, 117 W Third St., died Thursday, Sept. 19, 2002, at her home.

Services will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday at the Ralph J. Wittich-Riley-Freers Funeral Home. The Rev. Don Swanson of the First Baptist Church will officiate. Pallbearers are Tom Schreurs, Andy Schreurs, John McConachie, Keith Schreurs, Craig Schreurs and Brooks Jackson. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church.

Mrs. Schreurs was born on Sept. 17, 1908, in Gladwin, the daughter of John Henry and Nellie May Michael Schafer. She married Kenneth H. Schreurs on Feb. 14, 1931, in Muscatine.

She was a 69-year member of the First Baptist Church, Esther Circle, Golden Age Sunday School Class, and also a member of the Muscatine General Hospital Auxiliary.

She was the bookkeeper for Better Homes Furniture Store, retiring in 1970.

Survivors include two sons, Dale K. Schreurs of Des Moines and Jerry W. Schreurs and his wife, Daudet, of Hot Springs, Arkansas; nine grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and one great great-granddaughter.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, two brothers, John and Ray Schafer, and one grandson, James Kenneth Schreurs.

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