Stanton Jay”Stan”Schreiner of Evergreen, TX, entered the arms of his Hero Tuesday, November 17, 2020 in Conroe, Texas. Stan, the 3rd of 4 boys born to Samuel Jonathan Schreiner and Lula Marie Pettitt, was born November 10, 1929 in Dallas. Stan’s dad was the director of the Dallas YMCA and the household invested summertimes at their cabin “Samarie” at the YMCA of the Rockies Camping Area in Estes Park, Colorado. Stan graduated from Woodrow Wilson High School in 1948, and attended Baylor University from 1949 to 1951, studying mathematics. After induction into the United States Army in 1951, his military service consisted of acting as a Rodman Tapeman and later on as a Weapons Study Expert in Korea as a Corporal.
On his return to civilian life in 1953, Stan’s interest in math caused a position in the actuarial department of Republic National Life Insurance Company in Dallas. He wed and fulfilled Alice McGilberry England, initially of Riverside, TX, in 1962. They developed a home in Dallas, and later on moved to Riverside near her household.
When Stan and Alice moved to Riverside, the McGilberry household inducted their”city-boy”brother-in-law (Stan’s own words) into a world of searching, fishing, livestock, and whatever self-reliant. Stan helped brother-in-law Odis develop their new house, helped Alice fence a 74-acre pasture for their livestock, and learned to run trot lines in the Trinity River. He participated in the annual household deer camp in Riverside, annual searching journeys to Colorado, and making sausage and chili for the household freezers. Stan worked for Texas Department of Criminal Justice at the Ellis System and in the Central Area Maintenance Storage Facility.
A few years after Alice’s untimely death, Stan fulfilled Judy Ellisor Hunter, the Director of the Huntsville Town Library. They wed in 1989 and lived in Riverside several years. Stan and Judy retired while living in Riverside, built a home in Evergreen, and moved near Judy’s moms and dads in 2005. Stan continued to hunt with the McGilberry household and go on annual searching journeys to Colorado with Dan and D. P. McGilberry and others. He, Judy and her household made journeys to Colorado for Schreiner household reunions and to delight in the Samarie cabin in Estes Park.
Stan liked to sing bass and belonged to the Riverside Baptist Church choir for many years. Judy presented Stan to four-part gospel music, Stamps-Baxter design, and they attended singing conventions in numerous states throughout the years and have a big prolonged household of pianists and singers. For many years they attended regional 4th Thursday singings, sang at nursing homes, and hosted the New Song Singers, taking pleasure in the difficulty of sight-reading new music.
When they moved to Evergreen, the 42 group Stan and Judy played with broadened to consist of next-door neighbors and pals. Stan became an essential part of the Evergreen Neighborhood, joining the Evergren Baptist Church and singing in the choir, going to month-to-month Recreation center dinner nights, and assisting Judy hosted annual household reunions for her Ellisor and Mabry families.
Stan is preceded in death by his moms and dads, Sam and Marie Schreiner; initially spouse Alice Schreiner, stepmother Fran Schreiner; his sibling Bob and sister-in-law Eloise; sibling Max; sibling Neal and sister-in-law Mary; sister-in-law Estelle Hartt and husband Marshall; brothers-in-law Odis, Lewis, D. P. Jr. and Clarence (Laverne) McGilberry, and spouse Judy’s moms and dads, Robert Ernest Ellisor and Betty June Reed.
Stan is made it through by his spouse of 31 years Judy Schreiner, sisters-in-law LaWanda Schreiner, Hazel McGilberry, Barbara McGilberry, Lynn Ellisor Harvey and husband Bryan; cousins, nieces and nephews in the Schreiner, McGilberry, and Ellisor families.
A joint visitation and funeral with Stan’s father-in-law Robert Ellisor will be held on Saturday, Nov. 28 at 10am in the Chapel of Pace Stancil Funeral Service House in Cleveland, TX. Visitation will be held Friday, Nov. 27 from 5 to 7pm. Stan’s burial will be at Dodge, TX Cemetery at 2pm on Saturday, Nov. 28.
In lieu of flowers, Memorial contributions may be made to Evergreen Cemetery Association or Evergreen Recreation Center at 7945 State Hwy 150 W., Coldspring, TX 77331.