David L. Schreiber, 71
Kensett, Iowa David L. Schreiber, age 71, of Kensett, Iowa died Saturday Nov. 14, 2015, at his home.
Funeral services were Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015, at the Bethany Lutheran Church, Kensett, the Rev. Tom Martin officiated. Graveside services were at the Rosehill Cemetery, Wells, with military honors provided by Wells VFW Post 1778.
Dave was born March 26, 1944, in Wells, the son of Wesley and Anna (Amundson) Schreiber. He graduated from Wells High School in 1962, where he excelled in football, track and basketball.
He enlisted in the United States Navy Feb. 11, 1963, and served during the Vietnam War and was honorably discharged Feb. of 1967 as an E5.
He married Judy Lutteke and to this union three children were born. They later divorced. He attended and graduated from Winona State University, Winona, in 1971 with a Bachelor of Arts degree.
He retired from Kraft in Mason City after working there for 21 years.
Dave was an avid sports fan, enjoyed watching NASCAR, playing cards, cribbage, crossword puzzles, and especially attending and watching his grandkids participate in sports, which always put a proud smile on his face. He spent many hours with Deb tending to the yard, garden, visiting and babysitting Ruff Ruff. He also enjoyed socializing with his friends and family, and sharing a beverage. His sense of humor and quick wit will be missed by all.
He is survived by his three children, Kaprice (Jeff) Schultz, of Wells, Chris (Angie) Schreiber, of North Mankato, and Tracy (Tim) Blagg, of Blue Earth; seven grandchildren, Taylor, Brayden, and Kiera Schultz, McKenna and Mason Schreiber, Sydney and Eli Blagg; sister, Donna McGuiggan, of Richfield; sisters-in-law, Adeline Schreiber, of Wells, and Carole Schreiber, of Easton; his special companion, Deb McArthur, of Kensett, and her daughter, Lisa (Dean) Mosher, of Gilberts, Illinois; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Donald “Bud”, Daryl and Dale “Bubby” Schreiber; his sister Darlene “Dolly” Neste; brothers-in-law, Kenny Neste and Robert McGuiggan.
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