Obituary Record

Robert John Sr. Schreurs
Died on 5/24/2009


Schreurs, Robert J. Schreurs, Sr., 5/24/2009

Obituary printed in May 29, 2009 Enterprise, Blair, NE. Military Emblem in paper.

Robert J Schreurs, Sr., 90

Robert J. Schreurs Sr., 90, of Lincoln, died Sunday, May 24, 2009.

Funeral services are 2 p.m. Friday, May 29, at Havelock United Methodist Church, 4140 North 60th St., in Lincoln. A private committal service will follow.

Robert John Schreurs Sr. was born May 3, 1919, in Firth to Meno and Elvira (Shipp) Schreurs.

He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II, and served aboard the USS Mertz in the Pacific. He was a retired welder and had been involved in bridge fabrication. He also farmed north of Lincoln and raised Arabian horses near Davey.

Mr. Schreuers was a member of Havelock United Methodist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Mary; sons and daughter-in-law: Robert Jr. and Shirley Schreurs of Blair, and James Schreurs of Lincoln; six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his daughters, Donna Almery and Linda Schreurs; sisters, Evelyn, Dorothy, Pauline and Caroline; and brothers, Elmer and Melvin.

Memorials are suggested to the American Cancer Society, 5733 South 54th, Suite 500, Lincoln, NE 68516.

Roper and Sons Funeral Home are in charge of arrangements.

~~~ Obituary courtesy of the Washington County Genealogical Society. Newspaper clippings on file in the Blair, Nebraska library.~~~

Printed in the Washington County Enterprise on 5/29/2009