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Services: Trinity Lutheran Church - Faribault
  January 24, 2015 at 11:00 a.m.
Visitation: One hour prior to the service at the church

Luverne W. Schreiber, age 89, died on January 4, 2015.

Funeral services will be held on January 24, 2015 at 11 a.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church, Faribault. A spring interment will be at Maple Lawn Cemetery, Faribault.

Visitation will be at the church for one hour prior to the services on January 24, 2015.

Luverne W. Schreiber was born to Wesley and Erna Schreiber in Faribault November 25, 1925. He was baptized, confirmed and educated at Trinity Lutheran Church. Growing up, Luverne shared his home with his first cousin Clarence Krenz and brother Gerald.

Luverne graduated from Faribault High School in 1943. That same year he entered the United States Navy. In January of 1944, Luverne's father died. Luverne was offered a hardship discharge but chose to stay in the navy for the duration of the war.

Luverne graduated from Dunwoody Institute in 1949 with a degree in Machine Tool and Die. He was employed with Von Ruden Manufacturing in Claremont then transferred with the sale of the company to Washington Scientific Industries (WSI) in Owatonna.

In 1954 Luverne took up fishing. This venture led to a lifetime of being outdoors and traveling to several states for fishing adventures. Luverne served in the American Legion for his entire adult life. He served as Post Commander in Claremont twice.

Luverne retired from WSI in 1986 as chief plant inspector. He spent his free time volunteering at Trinity Lutheran Church, delivering for Meals on Wheels, taking care of his aging mother, fishing and taking in the occasional stray cat.

Luverne spent his remaining days living at the Plum House and with his personal care giver in Morristown. He is survived by his brother Gerald, sister-in-law Sylvia, nephews David Schreiber and Steve Stearns, niece Jane Schreiber (Millerbernd). He is also remembered by his great nieces and nephews Angie Jarman and Tony Stearns, Clara and Anna Schreiber. He is preceded in death by his parents, cousin Clarence and niece Debra Stearns (Schreiber).



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