Obit: Schreiber, John J. (1888 – 1967)


Surnames: Schreiber, Radlinger, Kramer, Bunkelman, Ganser, Abrahamson

----Source: Tribune/Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 14 Dec 1967

Schreiber, John J. (18 FEB 1888 – 7 DEC 1967)

A long time Milan (Marathon Co., Wis.) merchant, John Schreiber, 79, died Dec. 7, 1967 at St. Joseph's Hospital, Marshfield. He had been in ill health since last April.

Services were held Monday at St. Thomas Catholic Church, Milan, at 10:30 a.m., with the Rev. Bernard Schreiber of Eau Galle officiating. Burial was made in St. John's Cemetery at Wuerzburg.

A parish rosary service was conducted at the Gilles and Son Funeral Home at Athens Sunday evening.

John J. Schreiber was born in Chicago Feb. 18, 1888. His parents came to Milan when he was 13 years of age, and he lived in the area since then. His marriage took place in Wuerzburg to Mary Radlinger June 20, 1911. He had been a merchant in Milan for 58 years, where he operated a grocery store. He also served the community as postmaster from 1943 to 1958.

Surviving are a son, Kenneth Schreiber, town of Johnson, and four daughters, Miss Catherine Schreiber, Milan, Mrs. Clarence Kramer, Abbotsford; Mrs. Lloyd Bunkelman, town of Halsey, and Mrs. Phillip Ganser, Mosinee, and 19 grandchildren. He is also survived by a brother, Bernard Schreiber, town of Johnson, and a step-sister, Mrs. John Abrahamson, Clintonville.

He was preceded in death by his wife, who died Dec. 12, 1957, and a son.



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