Harry Conrad Schrey

Harry Conrad Schrey

April 22, 1923 - November 16, 2011

Harry Conrad Schrey

April 22, 1923 - November 16, 2011


Harry Schrey passed away November 16, 2011 at the age of 88. Harry died in his sleep after a wonderful day topped off with his favorite cookies. Harry was born in Kankakee, Illinois on April 22, 1923 the lone boy with two sisters.

Harry enlisted in the Army Air Corps shortly after WWII started and was selected by his superior officers to train Combat Bomber pilots to fly the B-17, and later, the B-29. Harry had a love for flying and continued his passion until the early 1990’s.

Harry married his high school sweetheart, Cleone, and they spent 62 fantastic years together travelling, enjoying friends and raising 5 boys.

Harry was preceded in death by his wife Cleone and their second-oldest son Rick. Harry is survived by his sons Steve, Tom, Mark and John, seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

There will be a ceremony celebrating Harry’s life at O’Connor Mortuary in Laguna Hills at 10:00 am on December 3rd.

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1 responses to Harry Conrad Schrey

  1. Peter Schrey says:

    1) Little League baseball games when I was 10 years old. Made me feel special and embarrassed at the same time when he would holler ” Hubba, Hubba!” from the bleachers when I would come up to bat.
    2) Gushing about his “bride” at their 60th wedding anniversary

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