Wilma Bell  Schreier

Wilma Bell Schreier, 76, passed away peacefully on the morning of Feb. 23, 2020, surrounded by her children and grandchildren. Wilma was a loving mother of five children. A visitation was held at Columbia Mortuary on Monday, March 2, followed by a service. Burial and additional services will be held in Pasco, Wash., on Thursday, March 5.

Wilma was born in Wiley, Georgia, on Dec. 20, 1943 to George S. Taylor and Gladys Lovell Taylor. At the age of five, the family moved west. She lived the majority of her life in Kennewick, Wash., where she attended school. 

In 1961 she married Carl L. Schreier. They continued to live in Kennewick until moving to Montana and she spent the remainder of her life there.

Wilma was a kind, loving mother, friend, and companion to all who knew her. She loved camping, family reunions, doing puzzles, western movies, country music, playing cribbage and playing cards with friends and family.

She always looked for the best in everyone. Her warm gentle smile made everyone feel loved. She loved the time she had with her family.

Wilma is preceded in death by her parents George and Gladys Taylor; sisters Bobbi Cole and Jenny Hack; brother H.J. Taylor; her husband of 43 years Carl L. Schreier; a great granddaughter Cheyenne; and a grandson Beau.

She is survived by her sister Lorraine Smith; brother David Taylor; her five children Belinda (Scott) Knapton of Columbia Falls, Mont., Sandra (John) Newbill of Pasco, Wash., Randy Schreier of Billings, Mont., Carol (Joe) Tingley of Oak Harbor, Wash., and Carl G. Schreier of Billings; 26 grandchildren, 20 great grandchildren and one more on the way, as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

Columbia Mortuary in Columbia Falls Montana is caring for Wilma’s family.