Obit: Schreiner, Esther O. (1924 - 2015)

Contact: Robert Lipprandt 

Surnames: Buksa, Bucher, Laub, Leider, Liebenow, Martinez, Pagel, Peche, Schreiner, Steenis, Walber, Wudi

----Source: The Star News (Medford, WI) 5/07/2015

Schreiner, Esther O. (Pagel) (26 AUG 1924 - 1 MAY 2015)

Former Rib Lake resident Esther O. Schreiner, 90, died Friday, May 1, at the Homestead Care Center in New Holstein.

Services will be held at 11 am Saturday, May 9 at Good Shepherd Catholic Church in Rib Lake with Father Otto Bucher officiating. Interment will take place in Lakeview Cemetery in Rib Lake. Visitation will be from 9 am until time of services at Good Shepherd Catholic Church.

Pallbearers are Donald Schreiner Jr., Richard Buksa Jr., Shanna Martinez, Allyson Walber, Daniel, Jason and Lawrence “Bud” Schreiner.

Hemer Funeral Services of Medford and Rib Lake assisted the family.

Esther was born on August 26, 1924, in the town of Greenwood to John Fred Pagel and Anna Liebenow.

Esther attended grade school in the town of Greenwood. She married Lawrence “Bud” A. Schreiner on December 28, 1940 at Good Shepherd Catholic Church.

Esther was a proud mother of eight children. She enjoyed gardening, canning, cooking and babysitting. She was a member of Good Shepherd Catholic Church.

She is survived by her children, Donald (Nina) Schreiner of Arlington Heights, IL, Richard (Laura) Schreiner of Rib Lake, Thomas (Marlene) Schreiner of Medford, Stephen (Michelle) Schreiner of Rib Lake, Patricia Leider of New Holstein, Margaret (Ignacio) Martinez of Wheeling, IL and Laura (Jim Steenis) Walber of New Holstein; a sister Estelle Laub of Athens; 22 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents and husband, who preceded her in death on December 14, 1998, she was preceded in death by a son, David (Leah) Schreiner; a son-in-law, Harold Leider; a brother, Martin Pagel; and sisters, Christina Wudi and Theresa Peche.

In Lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to her family to be designated at a later date to the Homestead Care Center Activity Program in Esther’s name.

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