Madison
32° F
Clear
Clear
Advertisement

Delmar C. Schreier

Published On: Feb 18 2013 09:45:25 AM CST   Updated On: Feb 22 2013 08:11:36 AM CST

Madison-Delmar Charles Schreier passed away February 16th , 2013 peacefully at his residence. Del was born in Stockton, Illinois July 22, 1919.

As a senior in High School, Del was asked by the President of the Bank if he would work with them until he was drafted. Thus his career in banking began. His draft number came up in 1942 and he served in an Engineer Battalian in the European theater until he was discharged in November 1945. Del applied for a job at the Bank of Madison in December 1945 where he spent the rest of his career of 36 years. In the meantime he graduated from Wisconsin State School of Banking. The bank was merged with M&I. He was a Vice President. The bank is now BMO Harris Bank. Honest, straight forward, loving and kind are words which describe Del's dealings with customers, family and friends.

Del and Vernice were members of Bethel Lutheran Church. In retirement they enjoyed spending their winters in Florida or Arizona. The last years were in Ft. Myers, Florida. They moved to Heritage Oaks at Oakwood West in 2006 when that building was new.

Del is survived by his loving wife and best friend, Vernice, who he married in July 1943. They would have celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary this summer. Also survived by son Dave in South Carolina, daughter Ginny in Waterloo, Ontario, granddaughter Becki and her mother Anne and niece Jane DeGolier. He was predeceased by his parents George and Anna and his brother Glen.

Special thanks go to Mike and Bev Thom, Dr. Lloyd, Agrace Hospice and friends at Oakwood West.

A memorial service will be held on a future date.

Memorials may be made to Oakwood Foundation, Bethel Lutheran Church media ministry, or Agrace Hospice.

Cress Funeral & Cremation Services

Advertisement
  • PHOTOS: Viewers drop off sensitive documents for Shredfest

    The WISC-TV studio parking lot was busy with hundreds of viewers bringing their sensitive documents to be destroyed as part of Shredfest with the Better Business Bureau Saturday morning.

    A combined 1,295 cars dropped off bags of papers at WISC-TV on Raymond Road and SVA Certified Public Accountants firm on John Q. Hammons Drive.

    News 3 and Better Business Bureau team members unloaded bags of documents from viewers' cars and Pellitteri Waste Systems' Data Destruction team put the papers into the shredding trucks.

  • Earthquake in Nepal 12

    Omar Havana/Getty Images

    Earthquake kills hundreds in Nepal

    A 7.8 magnitude earthquake centered less than 50 miles from Kathmandu rocked Nepal with devastating force early Saturday, killing at least 1,400 people -- and probably more -- in Nepal's capital city, authorities said. 

  • Bruce Jenner

    Ethan Miller/Getty Images for Michael Jordan Celebrity Invitational

    Most memorable celebrity interviews

    Bruce Jenner will talk with Diane Sawyer in a highly anticipated interview on Friday night. Look back at some of the other memorable celebrity interviews from over the years.

Advertisement