Peggy Schreiber 1941-2017


Peggy Ann Schreiber, 76, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017, at Lawrence Memorial Hos­pital.

She was born on Feb. 23, 1941 in Osage City, Kansas, the daughter of William and Neva Karnes Mathieu.

Peggy grew up in Osage City, had lived in Hoyt before moving to Lyndon in 1982 and lived there un­til 2012 when she moved to Law­rence.

Peggy graduated from Osage City High School in 1959. She had worked for the State of Kansas on the Board of EMS for 26 years un­til her retirement in 2003. She had been a member of the Zion Lu­theran Church in Vassar.

On Nov. 27, 1960, Peggy was married to Ben Schreiber in Vassar. To this union three children were born.

Peggy was preceded in death by her husband Ben on June 23, 2011; her parents, William and Neva; an infant brother, Larry Mathieu; and a brother, Billy Mathieu.

Peggy is survived by her son, Steve (Laura) Schreiber of Mayetta; her two daughters, Julie (Bryan) Wyatt of Lawrence and Wendi (René) Schreiber of Alaska; her brother, Garry Mathieu of Greenwood, Ark.; her two sisters, Cheri Willis of Midwest City, Okla., and Betty Burns of Okarche, Okla.; four grandchildren; and three great-grand­children.

Funeral services for Peggy were held Monday, Sept. 18 at the Zion Lutheran Church in Vassar. Burial was held in Lyndon Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Zion Lutheran Church or the Alzheimer’s Association, sent in care of Feltner Funeral Home, 818 Topeka Ave., Lyndon, KS 66451. Online condolences for the family may be left at felt­nerfu­


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