Schreck, William a minister of the Methodist Episcopal Church, was born near Osnabruck, Lower Prussia, about 1816. Emigrating to this country, he united with the Church, and was received into the Indiana Conference. He was afterwards a member of the Southwest German Conference. He labored as an itinerant minister for thirty-two years, and died on Herman Circuit, Ill., March 30, 1874. He was a pious, liberal, energetic man, serving the Church with holy consecration. See Minutes of Annual Conferences, 1874, p. 88.