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Hattie M. Scheiber


Schreiber, HattieHATTIE M. SCHREIBER, 82, of Spirit Lake, Iowa passed away at the Sanford Hospital in Sioux Falls, SD on Saturday, January 8, 2011.  Funeral service will be on Wednesday, January 12, 2011 at 2:00 PM at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Lakefield with Pastor Andrew Schenstedt officiating.  Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery in Jackson.   Visitation will be on Tuesday from 5 to 7 PM at the Bethlehem Lutheran Church in the Fireside Room and on Wednesday – one hour prior to the service at the Church.

Hattie Marie Schreiber was born to Reka (Kannengeezier) and Heiko Bartholomaus on July 7, 1928 in Rushmore, MN. Hattie passed away at the age of 82 at the Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls, SD. She passed away peacefully, wrapped in the eternal embrace of God and her loving family. She attended school in Bigelow, MN. She was employed for a number of years at Campbell Soup Company in Worthington, MN.

Hattie was united in marriage with Edward Schreiber in Jackson, MN at the Presbyterian Church on February 28, 1948. This marriage was blessed with 5 daughters. Ed and Hattie farmed in Lakefield and Jackson areas until moving to Spirit Lake. Hattie was a waitress at the Grille Café for 20 years retiring in 2000.  Hattie enjoyed crocheting, sewing, playing cards, circle word books, feeding birds and spending time with her family and friends. She was a volunteer at Lakes Regional Health, school and farm service. She belonged to the Happy Hour Club and was a member of VFW Post 900 Auxiliary in Jackson, MN.

Hattie is survived by her 4 daughters, Carol (Doug) Lueck of Evansville, IN, Patricia (Russ) Barber of Spirit Lake, IA, Sandi (Jack) Rogers of Windom, MN and Shirley (Brad) Richter of Spirit Lake, IA. 4 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren, 2 step grandchildren and 4 step great grandchildren. Brother Arnie (Suzi) Bartholomaus of Arnolds Park, IA, a sister, Jeanette Haren of Osseo,MN, numerous nieces, nephews and friends.

Hattie was preceded in death by her husband Ed, infant daughter Susan, her parents, 4 sisters (Betty, Mattie, Helen, Alice) and 2 brothers (Raymond, Ben)

Blessed be the memory of Hattie.

3 thoughts on “Hattie M. Scheiber”

  1. Jodene Kruse-Schreiber says:

    A sadden heart and wet eyes for dearly departed Hattie. You will be missed by everyone that knew you.
    She was a wonderful woman and she touched so many lives. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

  2. Kellie Snyder says:

    You have been blessed for the wonderful life Hattie got to live. Heaven has another angel and she will continue to watch over her girls. You are in my prayers and God Bless you all

  3. Mary Ellen (Schreiber) Leuthne says:

    My dad (Leonard) called Sunday to tell me the sad news; I am very sorry to hear of Hattie’s passing. From my childhood memories, she remains one of the prettiest women in the family! One of my favorite memories goes back to the 1960’s when my mom was too pregnant to travel for Christmas, so my dad took my older sister Kathy and me to Lakefield/Jackson, and there were so many relatives gathered to celebrate the holiday, they rented the town hall for the Christmas party. Hattie and some other aunts/uncles grabbed a microphone and belted out many Christmas carols… I can still see Hattie in the middle of the group, singing away, holding onto the microphone! Saying goodbye is so impossible…. my prayer is that you find comfort in the many memories you have and God’s promise of reuniting in heaven. I’m thinking of you!

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