Joan M. Schreier, 74


Joan M. Schreier (nee Schmitz), 74, passed away Friday, Feb. 28, 2014. She was born on Sept. 1, 1939, in Cashton, to the late Raymond and Frances (nee Frederick) Schmitz.

She attended and graduated from St. Mary’s Catholic School. She later met and married Leonard Schreier on Sept. 4, 1961.

Joan was a long-time member of the West Bend Moose Chapter 732. She loved to bake, volunteer for the loom and smelt fry and baby sit. During the winter months it was Tuesday darts and sheepshead on Thursdays, and in the summer months she loved horseshoes. Spending time with her family and friends she enjoyed the most.

Joan was a loving mother to Donna Faber, Charles Schreier, Cheryl (David) Beck, Robert (Michelle) Schreier; grandmother of Nicole, Katie and Adam Beck, Elizabeth, Andrew and Gavin Schreier; great-grandmother of Caydon Beck; step-grandmother of Jodee Faber and Amy Moisio; step-great-grandmother of Tory, Shaelyn and Riley. Sister of Alred (Alice) Schmitz, Walter (Emily) Schmitz, Carlton (Lori Kaye) Schmitz, Anita (Ray) Zimmerman; and sister-in-law of Rita (Gerald) Barry, Jerome Schreier and Ann Schreier. She is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She is preceded in death by her parents, loving husband, dear brother Richard Schmitz, her inlaws Cecelia (Laverne) Hemmersbach, Gerald Schreier, Marcella Schreier, Grace Schmitz; and a nephew Micheal Schmitz and a niece Theresa Schmitz.

A first visitation will take place Thursday March 6, 2014, from 4-6:45 p.m. at the Phillip Funeral Home Chapel of West Bend (1420 W. Paradise Drive) with a Rosary at 7 p.m. A second visitation will take place Friday March 7, 2014, from 10-10:45 a.m. with a Mass of Christian Burial to follow at 11 a.m. at Holy Angels Catholic Church (138 N. Eighth Ave.). Interment will follow at Washington County Memorial Park.

A special thank you to Kathy Hospice and the thirdfloor nurses at St. Joseph’s hospital in the town of Polk.

The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family; (262) 338-2050 / www.phillipfuneralhome.com.