Dale Arthur Schreiber, 71, Markesan, passed away Sunday, Dec. 2, 2018, at his home surrounded by his loving family.
Dale was born Dec. 17, 1946, son of Harold and Lorraine (Karau) Schreiber. He was united in marriage to Georgia Hannah on Jan. 31, 1970, at St. Johns Lutheran Church in Markesan. Dale loved history, genealogy, fishing, hunting and trapping. He loved to dance and teach contra and troika dances. Dale was on the Markesan School Board for several years and lifetime member of Markesan Historical Society. He was a member of Grand River Valley 4-H Club and a poultry and rabbit 4-H leader. Dale was a superintendent of the poultry and rabbit building at the Green Lake County Fair for several years. Dale and his family hosted rabbit and poultry shows and holiday Christmas festivals for about 15 years and 14 years with folk dance workshops as well as volunteering at numerous holiday folk balls and festivals. He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Beaver Dam.
Dale is survived by his wife, Georgia; sons, Juan Schreiber of Waupun, Gustav Schreiber of Waupun, Jared Schreiber of Markesan and Aaron (fiancé Amy and her daughter Zoei) Schreiber of Markesan; and daughter, Sarah (Mark) Crane of New Hampshire; grandchildren, Cynthia (fiancé Zachary) of Indiana, Jared Jr. of Texas, Ciara Schreiber of Watertown, and Matthew of New Hampshire; four cousins, Ben (Gail) Karau, Raymond (Debbie) Karau, Roger Karau, Helen (Tom) Karau all of Oshkosh; in-laws, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, aunts, uncles and in-laws.
Visitation will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 5, at Markesan Community Funeral Home, 868 N. Margaret St., Markesan and on Thursday, Dec. 6, from 10 a.m. until the hour of service.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 6, at Markesan Community Funeral Home officiated by President Jed Harris of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Followed by a luncheon prepared by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints Relief Society of Beaver Dam. Burial to follow at the Pleasant Hill Cemetery, town of Scott.
Memorial fund to be established in Dale’s name.
Family thanks Theda Care of Berlin and Appleton Hospitals staff and doctors and Southern Hospice Care of Fond du Lac for their wonderful care given to Dale the last few days of his life.
Markesan Community Funeral Home is assisting the family. Visit markesanfh.com.