AKKERMAN-INGEBRAND FUNERAL HOME – MORA
Martha Ellen Schultz, of Mora, died on Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at Scandia House in Mora. She was 78 years old.
MEMORIAL SERVICE will be held on Tuesday, May 16th at 2:00 p.m. at Zion Lutheran Church in Mora.
VISITATION will be on Monday, May 15th from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at Akkerman Ingebrand Funeral Home, plus one hour prior to the service on Tuesday at the church.
INURNMENT will be at Riverside Cemetery in Brunswick.
In lieu of flowers memorials are preferred to either St. Croix Hospice or Zion Lutheran Pre-school.
Martha Ellen Schultz, of Mora, passed away on Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at the Scandia House in Mora. She was 78 years old.
Martha was born on December 5, 1938 to Robert A. and Bessie G. (Bitner) Posey, in Maplewood Township, Otter Tail County, Minnesota. At a young age her family moved to Aitkin and then to Warman. She attended Warman School and then Mora High School, graduating in 1956.
In January of 1958, her brother Bill Posey was discharged from the Army. He came home with an Army buddy named Hubert “Hub” Schultz. Martha became smitten with Hub and they were eventually married on August 1, 1959 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Ogilvie. They moved to St. Cloud for a couple of years returning to the Mora area in 1961 and they lived in the area ever since.
Martha was trained in secretarial work. She worked for Mora Public Schools and C. Elmer Nelson Insurance Agency. She then started working in the Kanabec County Attorney’s office. She worked for Geo. Angstman and Joe Loren for 22 years. After retirement, she enjoyed quilting at home and with the quilting club at Zion Lutheran Church. She made numerous quilts for family and friends. She also enjoyed going to the lake. She and Hub had a trailer on Seth Lake at Red Indian Campground in Aitkin MN. Many memories were made with family and friends at the lake.
She is preceded in death by her husband of 52 years, Hubert “Hub” Schultz; daughter Rebecca Schultz McDermott; her parents; brothers, Bill Posey and John Posey; brother-in law Herbert Schultz; nephew Myron Posey; and granddaughter Janet Martha Schultz.
She is survived by sons, Michael (Naomi) of Quamba and Wade of Braham; 4 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren; 2 step-grandchildren; sister Marge (Jim) Harrelson of Moundsview; 2 sisters-in-law, Alvera Posey of Mora and Dolly Posey of Valders, WI; her second family, the children of Ginger and Elgin Kadlec; many cousins, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.