Lorene M. Schrieber, 85, died at 5:25 a.m., Tuesday, November 3, 2009 at Jerseyville Nursing & Rehabilitation Center. She was born in Versailles, Mo. on Feb. 4, 1924, and was the daughter of the late Wiley & Myrlie (Wilson) Busker. She married Eugene L. Schrieber on July 17, 1945 in Alton, and they made their home and raised their family in Jerseyville. They shared 34 years together before his death on Oct. 19, 1979. During World War II, Lorene owned and resided in an apartment building along with Mary Dunse, and also worked at the Owens-Illinois Glass Factory. After her marriage and she became a loving and dedicated mother and remained home to care for her family. She is survived by two sons & daughters in law, David & Donna Schrieber and Ray & Cassie Schrieber all of Jerseyville; four grandchildren, Danny Schrieber, Donald Schrieber, Edward Warren and Candy Warren; and a sister, Mildred Maguire of Godfrey. In addition to her parents & husband, she was preceded in death by sons, Ronald Schrieber who was killed in an automobile accident in 1971, and Donald Schrieber who was killed in an automobile accident in 1978; an infant daughter, Betty Jean Schrieber, and a brother, Gene Busker. Visitation will be from noon Friday until time of funeral services at 2 p.m. at the Crawford Funeral Home in Jerseyville. Rev. John Gibson will officiate. Burial will be in the Oak Grove Cemetery in Jerseyville. Memorials may be given to the Victory Baptist Church in Jerseyville.
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