Kirk Schreiner

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Kirk Schreiner

August 31, 1952 - February 20, 2019

Kirk Schreiner Kirk Schreiner
Herman Kirk Schreiner, known as Kirk, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019. He was a loving husband, father, and grandfather.
Kirk was born in Brush, Colo., Aug 31, 1952, to Herman and Patricia (Clift) Schreiner. He graduated from Brush High School in 1970. Then graduated with a bachelor degree in art, from the University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, Colo., in 1974. He lived in Colorado until 1986, when he moved to La Crosse, with his previous wife, Kari (Dahl) Schreiner. He resided in La Crosse until 2016, when he moved to Grayslake, Ill., with his current wife, Victoria Hanson.
Kirk was fun loving, dependable and a great co-worker. Also known for his art, including pottery/ceramics, paintings and drawings. He loved to spend time with family and be outdoors.
Kirk is survived by his wife, Victoria Hanson; his daughter, Kailee (Derek) Witt; his stepchildren, Angela Hanson and Jaimee (Isaac) Smith; his siblings, Kipp (Tammy) Schreiner, Kitta (Ron) Felzien; and seven grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his parents, Herman and Toy Schreiner.
There will be a celebration of life from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 2, at the Pump House, 119 King St., La Crosse.
Published on February 28, 2019
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8 posts

Reneé Hammes
Mar 01, 2019
My condolences to Kirk's family, but especially to Victoria, whom I worked with at Olsten. My heart goes out to all of you. I didn't know Kirk well, but I knew he was a good man and was loved by his family.

I'm unable to celebrate his life tomorrow, but I will be there in spirit with you, Victoria. Hugs.

Reneé
Mary Peterson
Mar 01, 2019
I worked at Dayton's, Marshall Fields, and Macy's with Kirk, he was a great worker and friend. He will be missed from the Dayton's Family.
Mary Robinson
Feb 28, 2019
This is a time of beautiful memories of watching Kirk & Victoria working together in such harmony to create such a welcoming home. Dwrby Lane will miss him!🌷
Jennifer Betsinger
Feb 28, 2019
So sorry for the your loss. I enjoyed working with Kirk at Macy’s. Although he tried, I never could refold a fitted sheet. He would come in early to drink his chocolate milk and eat his donut. He was a good guy and will be missed.
Mike Lee
Feb 28, 2019
I have fond memories of Kirk, especially the parties on Main Street in Brush. He will be missed.
Tom Brindley
Feb 28, 2019
I met Kirk in Greeley Colorado in 1970 when he was my roommate at UNC. We became close friends right away, spending time in the mountains and sharing homes off campus during college years. I worked with him summers painting houses in Brush, Fort Morgan and Greeley. I was glad he moved to La Crosse, my hometown, in 1986 and we remained close friends meeting for lunch to catch up. He was a great artist and I still have many of his pottery items and art work. What a great loss and a true loyal friend. I will miss him and his sense of humor and the many good memories we share.
Joan Matchey
Feb 28, 2019
My thoughts and prayers to the family. Spent many hours working with Kirk in the cash office at Dayton's. He was our supervisor and we had a great department. Remember the beautiful pottery he made and the stories about Colorado.
Stan and Valorie Salzman
Feb 28, 2019
So sad about Kirks passing. I grew up with Kirk in Brush and our family and the Shrieners were close friends. Kirk was at our wedding in 1983. We saw each other until we moved to Arizona. We had occasional visits after that. Kirk was a good life long friend. Peace and orayers to the family. Celebrate all the good memories which are abundant.