JO ANN KEARNS SCHREIBER
Jo Ann Kearns Schreiber died in St. Louis on Tuesday, July 6, 2021, of complications following a stroke. Her death occurred just two months shy of her 86th birthday, and her 63rd wedding anniversary, both of which fall in the same week in September.
Jo Ann is survived by her husband, Richard Dalton Schreiber, and her three children, Dalton Joseph Schreiber, (Deb Dawson), of Madison, Wisconsin, Tracy Ann Schreiber, of Raleigh, North Carolina, and Ellen Schreiber Lynch, (Chris), of Ann Arbor, Michigan; additional survivors include her six grandchildren, Laura E. Schreiber, Emily S. Mohr, (Matt), Jackson S. Freeman, Natalie S. Freeman, Madeleine S. Lynch and Carolyn S. Lynch; one great grandchild, Penelope Elizabeth Mohr; her sister Eleanor Kearns Jennings, (Thomas); her sister-in law, Kathleen C. Kearns, (the late Tom), her daughter-in law, Mary James Schreiber, nephew Joseph E. Jennings, and nieces Eleanor Mary Jennings and Mary Kathleen Kearns.
Jo Ann was preceded in death by her parents, Joseph Atkinson Kearns and Eleanor Groschan Kearns, and her younger brother, B. Thomas Kearns.
Jo Ann was a 1957 graduate of the old Maryville College, and an accomplished wife, mother and businesswoman.
Services: A Memorial Mass will be held on Saturday, August 14 at the Church of the Annunziata, 9305 Clayton Road, St. Louis, MO 63124 at 10:00 a.m. Contributions to the Missouri Botanical Garden appreciated.