William Schultz, of Mora, died on Wednesday, March 6, 2013 at Grace Pointe Crossing West in Cambridge. He was 82 years old.
FUNERAL SERVICES will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Monday, March 18th at Zion Lutheran Church in Mora with Rev. Greggory Coop officiating.
VISITATION will be one hour prior to the service on Monday, March 18th at the church.
INTERMENT will be at Graceland Cemetery in Ogilvie.
William Fred Schultz, of Mora, died on March 6, 2013 after complications from a stroke at Grace Pointe Crossing West Gables in Cambridge. He was 82 years of age.
Bill was born on November 15, 1930 to parents William and Lydia (Schwietzer) Schultz in Ogilvie. Bill graduated from Ogilvie High School. After that he met Elaine Hogstad; then enlisted in the U.S. Army Air Force. After his honorable discharge in 1949 he returned home. Bill and Elaine were married on June 3rd, 1950 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Ogilvie.
Together they settled in Mora where they raised their five children. Bill became a member of Zion Lutheran Church in 1953; he spent many years as a Sunday School teacher and served on the church council. Bill also worked as the church custodian for several years.
He was employed by Land O’ Lakes in Mora for forty-two years until he retired. After retirement he and Elaine spent their winters in Florida where they made many wonderful friends. Bill had many interests including golfing, fishing, hunting and playing cards. He spent many fun days with his sons at his side.
Bill was preceded in death by his wife Elaine and son Mark.
He is survived by his daughter Carolyn (John) Mattson; sons Bob, Jim, and Jerry (Connie)Schultz; sister Alma Harp, all of Mora; grandchildren Angela (Jason) Mann, Jeffrey (Stacie) Mattson, Amy (Shawn) Mattson, Jessica, Ben, Dan, Justin, Beth and Kyle Schultz; great-grandchildren Kate, Emilie, Brandon, Carson, Adelyn, Aydan, Ashley, Sawyer and Parker; plus nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
A Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Monday, March 18th at Zion Lutheran Church in Mora with Rev. Greggory Coop officiating. Visitation will be held 1 hour prior to the service at the church. Music will be provided by Karen Kirschner-Danielson. Military honors provided by Mora American Legion Post 201. Burial will be in the Graceland Cemetery of Ogilvie.