Obit: Schultz, Ernest William (1881 - 1947)
Surnames: Schultz, Cattanach, Ferguson, Zillmann, Sturner, Hunt, Aderhold, Carlson, Markus, Manthe, Justman, Andrie, Brin, Klein, Hartman, Porsow, Martin
----Source: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) 02/20/1947
Schultz, Ernest William (6 Mar. 1881 - 15 Feb. 1947)
Ernest William Schultz passed away at his home in Colby Saturday morning at 5:30 A.M., a heart ailment and dropsy being the cause of his departure. Masonic funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon at the Lulloff Funeral Home in Colby and at the Colby (Colby, Clark Co. Wis.) Cemetery where internment was made. L. W. Cattanach of Owen officiated at the Masonic services. Rev. M. B. Ferguson delivered the church sermon. Pall bearers were Ed Zillmann, O. W. Sturner, Frank Hunt, Henry Aderhold, Oscar Carlson and R. H. Markus. Those in charge of the flowers were Mrs. Olaf Manthe, Mrs. Walter Justman and Mrs. Herman Andrie.
The deceased was born in Sheboygan county on March 6, 1881, thus reaching the age of 65 years, 10 months and seven days. He came to this locality 33 years ago and engaged in farming. He was married to Louise Brin at Plymouth on April 24, 1907. He retired from active farming nine years ago and moved to the city of Colby, Wisconsin. He became ill one year ago.
Surviving are his widow, one son, Melvin Schultz, of Spencer, Wis., route one, and one brother and three sisters - Charles Schultz of Plymouth, Wis., Mrs. Alvin Klein of Gary, Ind., Mrs. Andrew Hartman of Chelsea, Minn., Mrs. Walter Porsow of Milwaukee, Wis.
The deceased was well known as a just and upright citizen who always endeavored to perform every duty to God, his country, his family, his neighbor and himself.
Out of town relatives here for the funeral were Mrs. Alvin Klein of Gary, Ind., Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Schultz of Plymouth, Mr. and Mrs. Dan Martin of Spencer and Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Hartman and family of Chelsea.
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