Schreiber, Elmer W, 88, of Spring Hill, passed away peacefully at his home on August 5, 2016. Elmer was born on December 28, 1927 in Mosinee, Wisconsin. He was the son of the late, Gustave and Catherine Schreiber. Elmer proudly served in the United States Army during World War II. He later went on to work as the Fire Captain at Marshfield Fire Department in Wisconsin and was the Fire Cheif for the city of Franklin, Wisconsin.
Elmer moved to Florida in 1982, coming from Franklin, Wisconsin. He was a devout Catholic and member of St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church. Elmer was a member of the Knights of Columbus at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, past president of the Wisconsin State Fire Chiefs Association, a Grand Knight of John Eison Knights of Columbus, past president of the Wisconsin Fire Inspectors Association, member of the Wisconsin Fire Instructors Association, and helped the city of Franklin and Marshfield celebrate Christmas every year by being Santa Claus.
Elmer is survived in death by his loving wife of 68 years, Elaine Schreiber; children, Randall Schreiber and Doreen Hartje; sister, Lorraine Koneck; 4 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren.
A memorial mass is to take place on Saturday, August 13, 2016 at 11 am at the Saint Frances Xavier Cabrini Catholic Church in Spring Hill, Florida. A military honors graveside service will follow on Monday, August 15, 2016 at 10:30 am at the Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell, Florida. Elmer will be peacefully laid to rest with his fellow comrades.
Date: Saturday, August 13, 2016
Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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