Robert I. Shultz
Robert I. Shultz, 70, a resident of Cambridge for many years, passed away Monday evening at 8:45 o'clock at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Mary Heskett, 505 West Wheeling avenue, after an illness lasting five months.
Mr. Shultz was employed by the Cambridge Hardware Company for 28 years, retiring a few years ago when his sight failed. He had been blind for several years. For 38 years he lived in this city and had many friends here who are grieved by his death. His wife died five years ago.
Mr. Shultz was a member of Cambridge Lodge No. 66, F. and A. M., and was affiliated with the Modern Woodmen Lodge in this city, taking an active part in both for many years.
Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. Mary Heskett, with whom he made his home; Mrs. Ida Spear, Zanesville, and Mrs. Sarah Proctor, City; one son, George Shultz, city, 12 grandchildren, and one brother, George Shultz, of Iowa. Three brothers and one sister are deceased.
Dr. L. S. Evans, pastor of the first Presbyterian church, will have charge of the funeral services, which will be held Thursday afternoon at 1:30 o'clock. Cambridge Lodge No. 66, F. and A.M., will conduct ritualistic services, members of the order attending in a body. Interment will be made at Northwood Cemetery.
2002 June 1: First published here.