Obit: Schulz, Louise (1868 - 1939)

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Surnames: Schulz, Drews, Hinz, Barringer, Long, Wilson, Radtke, Young

----Sources: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) 06/29/1939

Schulz, Louise (7 Jan. 1868 - 26 June 1939)

Mrs. Louise Schulz died Monday night at the age of seventy-one years at the home of her son in law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Drews in the town of Hull, Wis., where she made her home the past eight years. Funeral services were held Wednesday morning at 11:00 o’clock at the Zion Lutheran church in Colby, Rev. H. Hinz of Spencer, pastor of the North Lutheran church, officiating. After the services, the body was taken to the Co-operative Funeral Home in Spencer where it will lie in state until today, Thursday, when it will be taken to Mora, Minn., where services will be held and burial made. Death was the result of old age.

Mrs. Schulz was born on a farm in Cook county, Ill., on January 7, 1868, and lived in Mora, Minn., for thirty-five years before coming to live with her daughter. She was married to Ed. Schulz at Mora, Minn., June 7, 1888, to which union fifteen children were born, all of whom survive. Her husband preceded her in death.

Surviving are fifteen children, namely - Mrs. Sam Barringer of Tacoma, Wash., Ed. Schulz of Mora, Minn., Charles Schulz of Minneapolis, Ben Schulz of Mora, Minn., August Schulz of Chicago, Mrs. Lorenzo Long of Thornton, Iowa, George Schulz of Staples, Minn., Walter Schulz of Villa Park, Ill., Mrs. W. Wilson of Maywood, Ill., William Schulz of Mora, Minn., Sergeant Emil Schulz of Fort Snelling, Minn., Arnold Schulz of Mora, Minn., Mrs. Walter Drews of Colby, Elmer Schulz of Maywood, Ill., and Mrs. Edgar Drews of Nekoosa. Also twenty-eight grand children and one great grand child. Also three sisters - Doris Radtke of Maywood, Ill., August Radtke of Maywood, Ill., and Sophie Young of Maywood, Ill.



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