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“Richard was a kind man who I never heard say a disparaging word about anyone. I know he will be missed. RIP Dick Schryver. ”
1 of 12 | Posted by: Gary Kunde - Neighbor

“Hi, All. So sorry to hear of Dick's passing. Please accept my deepest condolences. I remember how he use to put turtles in the swimming pool in...Read More »
2 of 12 | Posted by: Jeanne Kolis - Eau Claire, WI

“Cory (Terri) and Jody, Your in my thoughts and prayers! ”
3 of 12 | Posted by: Dorie Sandrock - Rock falls, IL

“Me. Schryver as I called him was always nice to me when I was a crazy teen hanging out at his home on 13th Avenue. He was always happy when I was...Read More »
4 of 12 | Posted by: Fran Smith-Riney - Sterling

“My sincere condolences for your family's loss! ”
5 of 12 | Posted by: Marcy Eissens Earl - Sterling, IL

“Uncle Dick--Thanks for the lifetime of smiles and warm welcomes. Your enthusiasm for life was an inspiration for everyone who had the privilege of...Read More »
6 of 12 | Posted by: ron kiser - Murphysboro, IL

“Cory and Jody. Just wanted to let you know you're in our thoughts and prayers at this time. ”
7 of 12 | Posted by: Dan and Suzette Schriner - IL

“We are very saddened to hear of Dicks passing. He and Marilyn were always so kind to us. God bless! ”
8 of 12 | Posted by: Mary and Barry Johnson - Dixon, IL

“So very sorry for the passing of Richard, he will be missed by all who knew him well or just happened to meet him one time. We would see him at the...Read More »
9 of 12 | Posted by: Carla Scheidecker - Sterling, IL

“Sorry for your loss. ”
10 of 12 | Posted by: Steven Barnet - Friend

“Thoughts and prayers with all of you at this time. Dick will be sadly missed by all the lives he has touched. God Speed and much love. Chris and...Read More »
11 of 12 | Posted by: Kim Davis - Sterling, IL

“Uncle Dick was always full of fun and a smile on his face. I know he will be missed. Kim ”
12 of 12 | Posted by: Kim Kent - Milledgeville, IL


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Richard "Richie" "Dodson" D. Schryver, age 89 of Sterling, died Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at his home.

Richard was born on March 30, 1930 in Milledgeville, the son of Walter and Ethel (Walters) Schryver. He was a United States Navy Veteran and served in the Korean War. He married Marilyn Nelson on April 11, 1953 in Sterling. They were married nearly 60 years before she passed on July 3, 2012. Richard was employed by Illinois Bell for 40 years and retired in 1992. He was a member of the Sterling American Legion, Post 296 for 60 years. Richard was an avid outdoorsman. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, mushroom hunting, arrowhead hunting, long walks on the beach looking for shark teeth and participating in Civil War Reenactments.

Survivors include his daughters, Ginger (Robert) White of Sterling, Jody Snyder of Rock Falls, Jamie (Ronald) Moffitt of Sterling; one son, Cory (Terri) Schryver of Sterling; twelve grandchildren; several great grandchildren; four sisters, Mae Ivy, Delores Hamilton, Lois Hughes and Deanna DeGeorge; and five brothers, Russell Schryver, Lyle Schryver, Bill Schryver, Herbie Schryver and Marion Schryver.

He was preceded in death by his wife; parents; one grandson; and two brothers, John and Bob Schryver.

Cremation rites have been accorded with the McDonald Funeral Home and Crematory in Rock Falls. A private family celebration of life will take place at a later date.