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 Elmer Fred Schultz

Elmer Fred Schultz

Birth
Alpena County, Michigan, USA
Death 13 Feb 2017 (aged 91)
Alpena, Alpena County, Michigan, USA
Burial Ossineke, Alpena County, Michigan, USA
Memorial ID 176331786 · View Source
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Elmer Fred Schultz, 91, of Ossineke passed away on February 13, 2017, at The Country House.

Elmer was the son of Gustave and Alvina (Siewert) Schultz of Ossineke Township, born on May 31, 1925. He married Frances Schultz on September 11, 1948, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Herron by the Rev. Richard Noffze. She preceded him in death on January 15, 2016.

Elmer was a member of Hope Lutheran Church where he served as an usher. He served in the United States Army for two years during World War II. Elmer was a member of V.F.W. Post 6754, past treasurer of Ossineke Township school board, and member of the PTA. He worked for Besser Company for 35 years, retiring in 1987. Elmer was a loving husband and father who cherished his wife and family. He and his wife, Frances, opened their home to 440 disadvantaged children from age three to 18.

Surviving are his 5 children, Sharon (Joe) Vanderveer of Hillman, Inez (Rocco) DeTeso of Hubbard Lake, Kelvin Schultz (companion Richard Wood) of Dallas, Texas, Denise Schultz of Hubbard Lake, Darrell (Natalie) Schultz of Sellersburg, Indiana; 4 grandchildren, Doug (Jody) Vanderveer, Keith Vanderveer all of Hillman, Kylie and Hanna Schultz of Indiana; 4 great grandchildren, Dustin Vanderveer, Brianna and Carly Burns, Kadyn Vanderveer; and several nieces and nephews.

Mr. Schultz was preceded in death by his wife, Frances; infant son, Randy; 2 brothers, Carl Schultz, Emil Schultz; sisters-in-law, Martha Schultz, and Erma (Emery) Timm.

Visitation will take place at the Bannan Funeral Home on Saturday from 2-8 p.m. with Military honors accorded him at 5 p.m. by Alpena V.F.W. Post 2496. Visitation will continue Sunday at Hope Lutheran Church from 2 p.m. until time of the funeral service at 3 p.m. with Rev. Randy Conley officiating.

Interment: Hope Cemetery

Memorials: MS Society, Humane Society or Hope Lutheran Church

The Bannan Funeral Home
Alpena, Michigan


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  • Created by: Blue Star Mom
  • Added: 14 Feb 2017
  • Find A Grave Memorial 176331786
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Elmer Fred Schultz (31 May 1925–13 Feb 2017), Find A Grave Memorial no. 176331786, citing German Cemetery, Ossineke, Alpena County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by Blue Star Mom (contributor 47844423) .