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In Memory Of Our Poets

John Joseph Schremser, II (1946-2015) - Class Of 1964

John Joseph Schremser II, age 69, of Montgomery, passed away on April 10, 2015. The Funeral will be at 11 AM Tuesday April 14 at St. John's Episcopal Church with visitation one hour prior in the Parish Hall.

John was preceded in death by his father, Robert Herman Schremser, mother, Annie Pearl Schremser of Kissimmee, Florida, and brother, Robert Fredrick Schremser of Montgomery, Alabama.

He is survived by his beloved wife of 44 years, Deborah (Debbie) Haney Schremser; son, John Joseph Schremser III, daughter-in-law Britney Bates Schremser, and two grandchildren, Ava Grace and Britton Davis Schremser of Montgomery, Alabama, and sister Sally Carnley of Bay St. Louis, Mississippi.

John was a 1964 graduate of Sidney Lanier High School. He received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Physical Education from Huntingdon College where he was member of the Huntingdon Hawks Baseball Team.

He received his Masters Degree and AA certification in School Administration and Supervision at Troy State University at Montgomery. He worked as a classroom teacher, coach, assistant principal and Principal in the Autauga County School System for 37 years.

He played fast pitch softball for Turner Electric and United Surgical Steel Teams. He was inducted into the Blue Gray Softball Hall of Fame in 1992 and The Alabama Softball Association Hall of Fame in 2006. An avid golfer, John was a member of Montgomery Men's Golf Association and Arrowhead Country Club.

He was a loving husband, and a devoted father, and grandfather. John was a member of St. John's Episcopal Church in Montgomery, AL.

The family would like to thank Dr. Harry Barnes and the staff at Montgomery Cancer Center, John's nurse, Susan Herron and Gentiva Hospice.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to:

St. John's Episcopal Church
113 Madison Avenue
Montgomery AL 36104

Gentiva Hospice
7075 Halcyon Park Drive - Suite 202
Montgomery AL 36117

Published in the Montgomery Advertiser from Apr. 12 to Apr. 14, 2015.