Neil Schreyer

EUREKA - Neil Evan Schreyer, age 85, of Eureka passed away on Wednesday, March 26, 2014, at his residence.

Neil was born on Aug. 3, 1928, in New Ulm, Minn., to Eldor A. and Tina D. (Nagel) Schreyer. He married Elizabeth Brownell on July 22, 1961, in Garrison, Minn. She preceded him in death in July of 2009.

He also was preceded in death by his parents and his brother.

Neil is survived by his daughter, Tina (Jody) Ramsey of Peoria, Ill.; his son, Evan (Tina) Schreyer of Eureka, Ill.; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Neil worked as a lab manager, and he was a member of Faith Baptist Temple in Eureka.

He enjoyed woodcarving and was a self-taught bass fiddler. He often played his bass fiddle for church, dances, community theater and the Peoria Pops Orchestra.

Cremation rites will be accorded, and a memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 29, 2014, at Faith Baptist Temple in Eureka. The Rev. Stephen Barr will be officiating. Inurnment will take place at Parkview Mausoleum at a later date.

Memorials may be made to the Shriners Hospitals for Children.

Online condolences may be made through

Funeral Home

Davison-Fulton Woodland Chapel
2021 North University Street Peoria, IL 61604
(309) 688-5700

Published in Peoria Journal Star on Mar. 28, 2014