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1950 Reverend 2022

Reverend John Schreiber

September 1, 1950 — April 14, 2022

Reverend John Schreiber, age 71, passed away Thursday, April 14, 2022. He was born in Stevens Point, Wisconsin to the late Reverend Lawrence and Bertha (Rolff) Schreiber. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his grandson David Schreiber, sisters Peggy and Mary, brother-in-law Michael Paris, sisters-in-law Kathy Schreiber and Jan Haystead. After high school John attended Concordia College in Milwaukee, WI, Concordia Senior College in Fort Wayne, IN, and Concordia Theological Seminary in Springfield, IL. Pastor John served at Immanuel Lutheran in Rockwell City, IA (1976), St. Peter Lutheran in Orchard, NE (1980), St. John Lutheran in Hillman, MI (1982), Christ Lutheran in Goodrich, MI (1992), and St. John Lutheran in Rogers City, MI (2004). He met his wife Carol during his vicarage year in Grand Haven, MI and they married on May 29, 1976. They were blessed with four sons, Christian Schreiber, Benjamin (Amanda) Schreiber, Jesse Schreiber and Daniel (Jennifer) Schreiber; grandchildren, Hannah Schreiber, Jackson Schreiber, William Schreiber, Samuel Schreiber, Charlotte Schreiber and Charli Schreiber; brother, Peter (Marg) Schreiber; sister Helen Schreiber; sisters-in-law, Jacalyn Haystead, Joann (Juan) Reyes, Jean (Hiroji) Aono; brother-in-law, Steve Haystead and several nieces and nephews. In keeping with his wish cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held 2:00 PM Wednesday, April 20, 2022 at St. Luke Lutheran Church, 17122 2nd St, Nunica, MI 49448, with Pastor Brennan Woell officiating. Burial will take place in Coopersville-Polkton Twp. Cemetery. Relatives and friends may meet the family after the service for continued fellowship. Memorial donations may be made to St. Luke Lutheran Church, 17122 2nd St, Nunica, MI 49448 or Spectrum Health Hospice, 100 Michigan St. NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503. Online condolences may be left on his tribute wall at

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