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Evelyn Schreiber

d. August 3, 2012


Evelyn M. Schreiber, age 81, of Kahoka, MO, died Friday, August 3, 2012, at the Clark Co. Nursing Home in Kahoka.

Evelyn was born October 11, 1930 in Clark County, MO, a daughter of David Esle and Ora Estelle Brotherton Gates.

On June 27, 1954 she was united in marriage to Stanley Leon Schreiber at the Kahoka Christian Church.

Survivors include her husband of 58 years, Stanley Schreiber of Kahoka, MO; three children: Rhonda Niggemeyer of White Settlement, TX, Loretta (Mrs. Richard) Wiehe of Raymore, MO, and Nathan (Juanita) Schreiber of Revere, MO; eleven grandchildren: Angela (Mrs. Bill) Finstead, Susanne (Mrs. James) Smith, Allen Niggemeyer, Michael Niggemeyer, William Niggemeyer, Mark (Heather) Croucher, II, Jessica Wiehe, Michaela Wiehe, Douglas Schreiber, Keith Whitaker and Jessica (Mrs. Jeremiah) Teeter; three great grandchildren: Lily Smith, Zeke Croucher, and Lily Teeter; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law: Dean and Amah Lou Schreiber, Gale and Rose Schreiber, all of Kahoka, and Janet and Charlie Buford of Donnellson, IA; as well as nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Ralph and Roland Gates; and a sister, Margie Carroll.

Evelyn graduated from Kahoka High School. Like a lot of young people from her generation, she boarded in town in order to attend school and worked various jobs around Kahoka to pay for her housing. Prior to marriage she had worked at Swift and Co. and Sheller Globe in Keokuk and later at Sylvania Electric in Burlington, until her marriage when she and Stanley moved to Columbia in order for him to complete his college education.

She and Stanley joined the Kahoka Christian Church after retiring and moving to Kahoka. She was a farm wife and homemaker the majority of her life and was devoted to her husband and family. She showed her faith by the way she lived her life and the example she set for others.

At her request, cremation rights have been accorded. A Memorial Service was held Saturday, August 18, 2012 at 10:30 a.m. at the Kahoka Christian Church with Rev. Jim Campbell officiating. Inurnment will be at a later date in the Revere Cemetery.

Memorials were suggested to the donor's choice.

Arrangements were handled by Wilson Funeral Home.

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