Cover photo for Doris J. Schreck's Obituary
Doris J. Schreck Profile Photo
1936 Doris 2023

Doris J. Schreck

July 14, 1936 — May 31, 2023

Doris Jeanette Schreck, daughter of Nelson and Effie L. (Friedrichsen) Christensen, was born July 14, 1936, at home in rural Gray Iowa. She grew up south of Manning and graduated from Manning High School with the Class of 1954. During high school, Doris was the drum majorette and homecoming queen.

On December 27, 1954, Doris was united in marriage with Gerald "Doc" Schreck at Sacred Heart Church in Manning. Eight children were born to this union. They lived in Omaha, NE from 1956 to 1962 while Doc completed his Dentistry Degree. From 1962 to 1964 they lived in Carroll while Doc started practicing his dentistry career. While Doc served in the U. S. Army Dental Corps, Doris and the kids accompanied him to places such as Alabama, Kansas, Oklahoma and Korea. Doris and Doc retired to Templeton in 1982. They loved coming back to their hometown area.

Doris led her family by a great example. Her faith and family were of utmost importance to her. She was a wonderful wife, mother, friend, cook and baker, always making delicious meals and desserts, especially pies. She enjoyed going to the Corner Station to visit friends over coffee. Doc passed away in 2020 and Doris continued to live in her home in Templeton. Besides watching tennis and following Iowa State and Iowa events, Doris enjoyed traveling and visiting her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. She was a member of Sacred Heart Church, the Ladies Guild and the V.F.W. Auxiliary.

On Wednesday, May 31, 2023, Doris unexpectedly died from complication of heart surgery at Mercy One Hospital in Des Moines, Iowa. She was 86 years, 10 months and 17 days of age.

Besides her parents, Doris was preceded in death by her husband Gerald Schreck; infant son Gerald Jr. Schreck; son Kevin Schreck; and a brother Raymond (Adele) Christensen.

Doris is survived by her children: Allen (Debbie) Schreck of Olathe, KS; Timothy (Laure) Schreck of Ankeny; Stephen (Lori) Schreck of Weldon Spring, MO; Philip (Kristie) Schreck of Sioux Falls, SD; Annette Schreck of Tucson, AZ; John (Darnell) Schreck of Ocean Springs, MS; 15 grandchildren: Joshua (Ashley) Schreck; Tommy (Amanda) Schreck; Jessica (Austin) Neville; Amber Rosener; Lindsey (Andrew) Reynolds; Jordan Schreck; Katelyn Harwell; Chris Schreck; Jake Schreck; Hannah Harwell; Samantha Schreck; Mattie Schreck; Erin Schreck; Luke Schreck; Gabe Schreck; 8 great grandchildren: Brody Rosener; Journey Rosener; Tytan Rosener; Layton Schreck; Maisie Rae Schreck; Luke Harwell; Lincoln Neville; and P.J. Urias; daughter-in-law Karen (Dale) Derner of Carroll; sister-in-law Marie Schreck of Carroll; nieces, nephews, other relatives and many, many friends.

Mass of Christian Burial was held on Friday, June 9, 2023 at 10:00 a.m. at Sacred Heart Church, Templeton, Iowa.

Celebrant Reverend Terry Roder, Concelebrants Monsignor Kenneth Seifried and Reverend Merlin Schrad

Mass Servers were Kyra Wolterman and Olivia Wolterman

Lectors were Philip Schreck, Kristie Schreck and Darnell Schreck

Gift Bearers were Mattie Schreck and Erin Schreck

Eucharist Ministers were Philip Schreck, Kristie Schreck and Joe Kemper

Music: "Be Not Afraid", "Here I Am, Lord", "On Eagle's Wings", "Precious Lord, Take My Hand" By the Templeton Men's Choir, Hannah Kerkhoff, Organist

Casket Bearers were Doris' Grandchildren

Interment was held at Sacred Heart Cemetery, Templeton, Iowa

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Doris J. Schreck, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Thursday, June 8, 2023

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Sacred Heart Church - Templeton

202 N 5th Ave, Templeton, IA 51463

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Prayer Service

Thursday, June 8, 2023

Starts at 7:00 pm (Central time)

Sacred Heart Church - Templeton

202 N 5th Ave, Templeton, IA 51463

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Mass of Christian Burial

Friday, June 9, 2023

Starts at 10:00 am (Central time)

Sacred Heart Church - Templeton

202 N 5th Ave, Templeton, IA 51463

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Burial

Friday, June 9, 2023

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Guestbook

Visits: 157

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree