Obituary: Richard Schultz

Schultz was an Army veteran, Gopher fan and artist.

Richard Schultz

(Nov 30, 1919 - Dec 29, 2012 )

Cherished husband, father, uncle, cousin and friend.

Survived by wife, Jean; children, Sandra (Darwin) Wilde and Scott (Kalen) Schultz; grandchildren, Rebecca (Jonathan) Conser and Christian Wilde; great grandchildren, Aaron and Helenna; niece, Katherine (Steve) Hlusak; nephew, Mark Thieringer; stepchildren, Randy (Julie) Rokala, Ranae (Dale) Clover, Joe (Karol Rae) Rokala, and Jim (Peggy) Rokala; 12 step grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.

Preceded in death by parents, Harry and Catherine; sister, June; and first wife of 51 years, Marcella.

Richard was a sergeant in the US Army during WWII serving mainly in Germany and France.  After returning home he attended the U of M and worked for Soo Line Railroad until his retirement in 1983.  He served on boards for Soo Line Credit Union and North Hennepin Community College.  He was a talented artist and taught rosmaling and wood carving in his retirement.  A devoted Gopher fan, he never missed a game.  Quick with a joke and a smile, he touched many lives.

Private interment Fort Snelling National Cemetery.

In honor of the generous and beautiful life he lived, please consider donations to the following in  memoriam: Minnesota DNR Conservation Volunteer, Ducks Unlimited, Pheasants Forever, or Calvary Lutheran Church, Golden Valley. 

Information courtesy of Gearty-Delmore funeral chapel.

Kathleen Kossila January 03, 2013 at 08:55 PM
Beautiful !!! Your Dad was tops!!!!! May special memories give you comfort and peace!!!! Kathy


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