Rich Schreiner departed his physical life on January 17, 2022 in Tacoma, Washington. Born July 14, 1943 in Hays, Kansas to the late Richard and Juliette Schreiner, Rich was one of seven children. After Rich graduated from Trego Community High School in WaKeeney, Kansas, he enlisted in the United States Navy. Rich served honorably in the United States Navy and United States Navy Reserve as a diesel mechanic until he returned to civilian life.
On September 17, 1966, Rich was united in marriage to Lucy Ziegler in Collyer, Kansas. They moved to Ogallah, Kansas, where they worked and devoted their time to their six children.
Rich was a hard worker. He loved fixing things and was a jack of all trades. Rich enjoyed telling stories, loved to polka, and enjoyed being with friends. The family relocated to the Pacific NW in late 1993. After his early retirement, due to health issues, Rich was devoted to spending time with his children and grandchildren.
Loved ones left to cherish his memory are his loving and caring wife: Lucy Schreiner; children: Sherri (Toby) Dinkins; Sheila Peacock; Donovan (Russell) Schreiner; Danielle (Rex) Powell; Dominic Schreiner; Gabrielle (Joey) Bellarin; grandchildren: Zachary Dinkins; Carson Dinkins; Stuart Dinkins; Samuel Peacock; Sebastian Peacock; Le’liana Campbell-Schreiner; Zander Campbell-Schreiner; Isaac (Brittany) Vargo; Elliott (Gracie) Vargo; Emma Vargo; Olivia Schreiner; Gabriel Holguin; Brianna Holguin; Eli Bellarin; Callie Bellarin, and hosts of sorrowful friends.
Interment will be Friday, January 28, 2022 at 9:00 AM at Tahoma National Cemetery in Kent, Washington.