Katherine R. Schreiner Obituary


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Last Rites for Mrs. Katherine R. Schreiner Conducted on Sunday
Aged Resident Of Chadwick Died In Moline Friday

Funeral services for Mrs. Katherine R. Schreiner, 93 who died at 1:30 p. m. April 25 in the Moline hospital, were conducted at two o'clock Sunday afternoon in Hope E. U. B. church, of which she had been a member for many years. The Rev. T. R. Moritz officiated, and burial was in Chadwick cemetery.

Mr. and Mrs. O. H. Rahn, Evan Rahn and Mrs. Charles Honberger sang "Ivory Palaces," "No Night There" and "Good Night here, Good Morning up There," accompanied at the organ by Mrs. Lottie Rahn.

Pallbearers were six grandsons of the deceased, Thomas Schultz of Freeport, Robert Kirkey of Waterloo, Ia., Vernon Weber of Lanark, Gerald and Marvin Schreiner of Mt. Carroll and Robert Geison of Chadwick. Floral tributes were in charge of Mrs. Charles Spealman, Mrs. William Wagner and Miss Ida Lehr.

The former Katherine Rahn was born Feb. 7, 1854, at Elkhorn, Ill., daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Rahn, and she lived in the vicinity until her marriage to John C. Schreiner on Nov. 30, 1873. They made their home on a farm west of Chadwick until 1895, when they moved to the village. To this union were born 14 children, of whom ten survive.

Mrs. Schreiner joined Hope church in the year of her marriage, 74 years ago, and was a loyal and tireless church worker until she became ill about 13 years ago. Since that time she has been a patient in the hospital where she died, following a stroke.

Surviving are five daughters, Mrs. Viola Weber, Mrs. Alice Schultz and Mrs. Christy Geison of Chadwick, Mrs. Harry Kirkey of Waterloo, Ia., and Mrs. Irwin Edgerton of Albany; five sons, Harry of Sterling, Robert of Dixon, Raymond of Savanna, Chester of Davenport and Lester of Chicago; 25 grandchildren; 17 great grandchildren; and one great great grandchild. She was preceded in death by her husband, on Dec. 8, 1935, and by three sons, Harvey, Jesse and Levi, and one daughter Clara.

Members of her immediate family who came from out of town for the funeral included Mr. and Mrs. Harry Schreiner of Sterling, Robet Schreiner of Dixon, Mr. and Mrs. Irwin Edgerton of Albany, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Kirkey, Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Hartman and Mr. and Mrs. Robert Kirkey of Waterloo Ia., Mr. and Mrs. Chester Schreiner of Davenport, Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Schreiner and family, Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Schreiner and Mrs Charles Jones of Savanna, Marvin Schreiner of Mt. Carroll, Mr. and Mrs. Donald Bogott and daughter and Mr. and Mrs LeRoy Patch and daughter of Milledgeville, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Schultz and family of Freeport, Mr. and Mrs. Homer Geison and Carmen of Blackhawk village, Miss Helen Weber of Chicago and Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Weber of Lanark.

Other relatives and friends came from Savanna, Lanark, Shannon, Milledgeville, Polo and Mt. Carroll.

Card of Thanks
We wish in this way to express our sincere appreciation to everyone who in any way assisted us following the death of our beloved mother, Mrs. Katherine Schreiner. Your expressions of sympathy and deeds of kindness always will be remembered.

---- The Family.