Neil Schreyer Obituary
 
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Neil Evan Schreyer

August 3, 1928 - March 26, 2014
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Neil Evan Schreyer, age 85, of Eureka, passed away on Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at his residence. Neil was born on August 3, 1928 in New Ulm, MN to Eldor A. and Tina D. (Nagel) Schreyer.  He married Elizabeth Brownell on July 22, 1961 in Garrison, MN.  She preceded him in death in July of 2009.  He is also preceded in death by his parents and his brother. Neil is survived by his daughter, Tina (Jody) Ramsey of Peoria, IL; his son, Evan (Tina) Schreyer of Eureka, IL; five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Neil worked as a Lab Manager and he was a member of Faith Baptist Temple in Eureka.  He enjoyed...


Neil Evan Schreyer, age 85, of Eureka, passed away on Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at his residence.



Neil was born on August 3, 1928 in New Ulm, MN to Eldor A. and Tina D. (Nagel) Schreyer.  He married Elizabeth Brownell on July 22, 1961 in Garrison, MN.  She preceded him in death in July of 2009.  He is also preceded in death by his parents and his brother.



Neil is survived by his daughter, Tina (Jody) Ramsey of Peoria, IL; his son, Evan (Tina) Schreyer of Eureka, IL; five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.



Neil worked as a Lab Manager and he was a member of Faith Baptist Temple in Eureka.  He enjoyed woodcarving and was a self-taught bass fiddler.  He often played his bass fiddle for church, dances, community theatre and Peoria Pops Orchestra. 



Cremation rites will be accorded and a memorial service will be held on Saturday, March 29, 2014 at 11am at Faith Baptist Temple in Eureka.  Rev. Stephen Barr will be officiating.  Inurnment will take place at Parkview Mausoleum at a later date.  Memorials may be made to the Shriners Children’s Research Hospital. 



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"I didn't find out until today 12/14/14 that my cousin had passed. Neil spent a lot of time at my dads farm when I was young. I ended up with a winter home..." Cal Schreyer (New Ulm, MN)

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