Arthur Fredrick Schreier

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Funeral services for Art Schreier, age 98, of Midvale, UT and formerly of Eagle Butte, were held at 11 a.m. MT, Friday, January 11, 2013, at the LDS Church in Eagle Butte. Burial was at the Eagle Butte Cemetery under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge. Visitation was one hour prior to services. Art passed away Thursday, January 3, 2013, at his daughter’s home in Midvale, Utah.

Arthur Fredrick Schreier was born September 23,1914, at the family homestead three miles west of Eagle Butte, South Dakota.(Dewey County) His parents, Friedrick L. and Anna Plappert Schreier, were  German immigrants.

Arthur and his brothers and sisters attended the Fox Ridge country school east of Lantry, South Dakota, where they learned English and made life long friends. Art attended school through 8th grade and then stayed home to help with work on the farm.

Arthur married Mary Elizabeth Kumley on  June 30,1944, at Rapid City, Pennington County, South Dakota.  They lived on the family homestead with his parents for the first part of their marriage. They later purchased their own farm about two miles away from the homestead and farmed there for the rest of their lives.

Arthur was a loving, protective husband and father and an avid outdoorsman. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, farming and watching things grow.  Animals were an important part of his life, and he seemed to have a special talent for training them. He was also an inventor, coming up with many innovative ways to get work done on the farm.

Arthur is survived by two daughters and one son. Florence Irene (Larry) Hill of North Ogden, Utah, Elizabeth Ann (Roger)Robinson of Midvale, Utah, and John Schreier of  Mobridge, South Dakota. He is also survived by nineteen grandchildren, 38 great grandchildren, three great great grandchildren and many nieces, nephews, and their families.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Mary Elizabeth Kumley, a son Fredrick Earl Schreier, a daughter Eva Ruth Schreier, and all of his brothers, sisters and their spouses. Funeral services for Art Schreier, age 98, of Midvale, UT and formerly of Eagle Butte, were held at 11 a.m. MT, Friday, January 11, 2013, at the LDS Church in Eagle Butte. Burial was at the Eagle Butte Cemetery under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge. Visitation was one hour prior to services. Art passed away Thursday, January 3, 2013, at his daughter’s home in Midvale, Utah.

Arthur Fredrick Schreier was born September 23,1914, at the family homestead three miles west of Eagle Butte, South Dakota.(Dewey County) His parents, Friedrick L. and Anna Plappert Schreier, were  German immigrants.

Arthur and his brothers and sisters attended the Fox Ridge country school east of Lantry, South Dakota, where they learned English and made life long friends. Art attended school through 8th grade and then stayed home to help with work on the farm.

Arthur married Mary Elizabeth Kumley on  June 30,1944, at Rapid City, Pennington County, South Dakota.  They lived on the family homestead with his parents for the first part of their marriage. They later purchased their own farm about two miles away from the homestead and farmed there for the rest of their lives.

Arthur was a loving, protective husband and father and an avid outdoorsman. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, farming and watching things grow.  Animals were an important part of his life, and he seemed to have a special talent for training them. He was also an inventor, coming up with many innovative ways to get work done on the farm.

Arthur is survived by two daughters and one son. Florence Irene (Larry) Hill of North Ogden, Utah, Elizabeth Ann (Roger)Robinson of Midvale, Utah, and John Schreier of  Mobridge, South Dakota. He is also survived by nineteen grandchildren, 38 great grandchildren, three great great grandchildren and many nieces, nephews, and their families.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Mary Elizabeth Kumley, a son Fredrick Earl Schreier, a daughter Eva Ruth Schreier, and all of his brothers, sisters and their spouses.

 

 

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