Alice Schreiber, 96, passed away the morning of December 11, 2020, at Willow Care Nursing Home, Willow Springs, Missouri. She was born November 27, 1924, in Waverly, Iowa to Clarence Eugene and Hazel Irene (Scoles) Cheever.
She was united in marriage to Kenneth W. Schreiber in December 1943. The couple was married almost 51 years before Kenneth’s death in 1994.
Alice honorably served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. As Kenneth was also in military service, the couple spent several years in Japan after the war, and later also in Germany. Alice enjoyed sharing many stories about her time in the Navy, her travels, and growing up with eight siblings.
Along with her husband, those preceding her in death were one son, Thomas O. Schreiber; one daughter, Shirley M. Bellis; six sisters, Clarice Buscaglia, Jean Johnson, Dixie Margritier, Betty Truitt, Marietta Ormsby, Laurel Martley; two brothers, infant Garland, and Clarence “Woody” Cheever.
She is survived by two daughters, Judy Jackson and husband, Harry, of Pomona, MO, and Esther Lautenbach and husband, John, of Iowa; one brother, John Cheever of Iowa; six grandchildren, Kenneth Jackson and wife, Dana, Harry Jackson and wife, Dana, John Lautenbach and wife, Terri, Joe Lautenbach, Sheryl Norris and husband, Jerry, and Denis Clark and wife, Linda; 16 great grandchildren; 25 great great grandchildren; 2 great great great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
Graveside services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Friday, December 18, 2020, in Howell Memorial Park Cemetery, Pomona, Missouri with Pastor Jerry Heath officiating under the direction of Yarber Mortuary, Willow Springs, Missouri. Memorial Contributions may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project. Condolences may be expressed at www.yarbermortuary.com.