Obit: Schultz, Albert A. (1917 – 1997)
Contact: Linda Mertens
Surnames: Schultz, Freimuth, Wilke, Laabs, Kuegler, Rosenquist
---Source – Helen Johnson's Scrapbook
Albert A. Schultz (13 May 1917 – 02 Jun 1997)
Albert A. Schultz, 80, of Rice Lake, formerly of Curtiss, died June 2, 1997, at the Rice Lake Convalescent Center. Memorial services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, June 8, at St. Peter Lutheran Church in Dorchester. Rev. Jerome Freimuth will preside and interment of remains will be in Dorchester Memorial Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Saturday, June 7 at Maurina Funeral Home in Abbotsford and from noon to service time Sunday at the church.
Albert August Schultz was born May 13, 1917, in the Town of Mayville to Paul and Erna (Wilke) Schultz. He attended Brady School and Curtiss High School. He married Elvera Laabs October 14, 1941, at St. Peter Lutheran Church in Dorchester. They farmed in the Town of Mayville from 1941 – 1977.
He started raising registered Holstein cattle in 1945 and continued until retiring. He was active in showing cattle at the local, state and national levels and received many top awards. He held offices with the Clark and Taylor County Holstein-Freisian Association, was a member of the state association and a lifetime member of the Holstein-Freisian Association of America. He retired in 1977 and continued to reside in the Town of Mayville until entering the Convalescent Center in Rice Lake Sept. 25, 1995.
He enjoyed hunting, fishing and traveling. He was a lifetime member of St. Peter Lutheran Church and had served on the church council for many years.
Survivors include two sons, Albert (Bunee) Schultz of Rice Lake and Leroy “Lee” (Judy) Schultz of Stevens Point; four grandchildren; one brother, Clarence (Elsie) Schultz of Curtiss, and two sisters, Leona Kuegler of Dorchester and Verna Rosenquist of Owen.
He was predeceased by his parents and his wife, Elvera, on Dec. 6, 1991.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Peter Lutheran Church or Lutheran Counseling Family Services.
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