Garnet Schreiber, 1936-2017

Mrs. Garnet G. Schreiber, 80, of LaPorte, died Monday, April 17, 2017, at her home.

She was born April 20, 1936, in LaPorte to John J. and Mildred E. (Piper) McVay.

Garnet was a member of First Christian Church of Rolling Prairie, IN. She was an avid gardener and canned her own produce for years. She enjoyed puzzles, reading and sewing quilts.

On June 19, 1954, in LaPorte, she married Frank G. Schreiber, who preceded her in death March 2, 2005.

She was also preceded in death by her parents; two great-grandchildren; three sisters, Evelyn Upp, June McVay and Geraldine McVay; and brother, John McVay.

She is survived by two sons, Frank (Lee) Schreiber of LaPorte and Michael (Juli) Schreiber of South Bend, IN; two daughters, Joyce (Dennis) Collins of Rolling Prairie and Lori (George) Tucker of LaPorte; 10 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends at Haverstock Funeral Home and Cremation Services, LaPorte, on Thursday, April 20, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. A life celebration will be held Thursday at 1 p.m. at the funeral home with Rev. Ransom Ebersole officiating. Burial will take place at Patton Cemetery, LaPorte, at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made to First Christian Church, 113 W. Michigan St., Rolling Prairie, IN 46371; or the donor’s choice.

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4 Responses to “Garnet Schreiber, 1936-2017”

  1. Mike moore

    Apr 18. 2017

    Garnet will be missed, the world has been a better place with garnet and frank in it. Such wonderful neighbors.
    My heart and prayers go out to all the family.

    Mike moore

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  2. JoAnn Renz

    Apr 20. 2017

    I am so sorry to hear of Garnet passing. I know she will be missed by her family and friends. She was a very sweet person.

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  3. Gene&Joy VanLue

    Apr 21. 2017

    Our deepest sympathies for your great loss.

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  4. Lyle& Janet Morrow and family

    Apr 24. 2017

    May GOD give you STRENGTH through this difficult time! May you find PEACE and COMFORT as you reflect and cherish all of the WONDERFUL memories that you have shared with her! Our deepest sympathy for your loss. We are so sorry we were unable to attend Garnett’s services. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers!

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