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Donald A. Schreyer

June 30, 1935 March 11, 2019
Donald A. Schreyer
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Obituary for Donald A. Schreyer

Donald A. Schreyer, age 83, of Faribault, died on Monday, March 11, 2019 at Pleasant View Estates, Faribault.
A Celebration of Life will be held at Boldt Funeral Home, Faribault, on Thursday, March 28, 2019 at 10 a.m. with the Reverend Henry L. Doyle officiating. Interment will be at Meadow Ridge Memorial Park, Faribault.
A memorial visitation will be at Boldt Funeral Home, Faribault, on Wednesday, March 27th from 4 to 7 p.m. and also for one hour prior to the services on Thursday.
Donald A., the son of Melvin and Edna (Saffert) Schreyer, was born June 30, 1935 in Faribault. He graduated from Faribault High School in 1953 and Mankato State University with a degree in accounting. Donald married Geraldine Carpenter on September 8, 1956 in Faribault. He started at Schreyer Motors in 1953 and later purchased the business from his father. Don retired in 1993 after over 40 years with the company. Together with Geri, they spent many wonderful retirement years in Arizona and Florida. Don was a member of the Faribault Jaycees, the Faribault Chamber of Commerce and the Faribault Senior Center. He especially loved driving for funeral escorts and watering the beautiful flowers in downtown Faribault. Don enjoyed playing golf, fishing trips, cards, gardening, puzzles and being with his family. He loved spending time with his grandchildren and great grandchildren, they were his world.
He is survived by three children, Michael Schreyer of Faribault, Karen (and Jeffrey) Manthey of Rochester and Diane (and Terrance) DeMars of Faribault; five grandchildren, Sara (and Josh) Bertram, and Sheila (and Brian) Erickson, Megan (and Eric) Ellingson, Britney (and John) Klocke, and Nathan (and Emily) Manthey; and eight great grandchildren, Ethan, Skylar, Gavin, Kaylie, Finn, Anders, Max and Ada; one sister, Marlene (and Larry) Turner of Texas; and one brother-in-law, Kenneth Heiskari of Faribault.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Geraldine; and one sister, Kathryn Heiskari.
Memorial gifts may be directed to Faribault Area Hospice Foundation, Faribault Senior Center or the donor’s choice.


Previous Events

Visitation

Wednesday

27

Mar

4:00 PM 3/27/2019 4:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 3/27/2019 7:00:00 PM
Boldt Funeral Home

300 Prairie Avenue
Faribault, MN 55021

Boldt Funeral Home
300 Prairie Avenue Faribault 55021 MN
United States

Visitation

Thursday

28

Mar

9:00 AM 3/28/2019 9:00:00 AM - 10:00 AM 3/28/2019 10:00:00 AM
Boldt Funeral Home

300 Prairie Avenue
Faribault, MN 55021

Boldt Funeral Home
300 Prairie Avenue Faribault 55021 MN
United States

Service

Thursday

28

Mar

10:00 AM 3/28/2019 10:00:00 AM
Boldt Funeral Home

300 Prairie Avenue
Faribault, MN 55021

Boldt Funeral Home
300 Prairie Avenue Faribault 55021 MN
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Meadow Ridge Memorial Park Final Resting Place

1435 S. Willow
Faribault, MN 55021

1435 S. Willow Faribault 55021 MN
United States
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