Obit: Schultz, Virginia A. (1920 - 1996)

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Surnames: Schultz, Gennett, Sautner, Zoellner, Schellinger, DeFries, Matter, Johnstone, Guttman

----Source: Marshfield New Herald (Marshfield, Wis.) 09/30/1996

Schultz, Virginia A. (27 NOV 1920 - 28 SEP 1996)

Chili, Clark Co., Wis. - Virginia A. "Jean" Schultz, 75, of W1216 Veefkind Road, Spencer, Wisconsin, died at 9:51 p.m. Sept. 28, 1996, at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Marshfield. She was admitted to the hospital on Sept. 18.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Stephen’s Catholic Church in Chili. The Rev. Joseph N. Henseler, pastor, will officiated. Music will be provided by Jeanette Steiner, organist for John F. Binder, soloist, and congregational singing.

Burial will be in Veefkind Community Cemetery in the town of Sherman, Clark Co. Mrs. Schultz’s sons and sons-in-law will serve as pallbearers.

Visitation will be at 4 p.m. Tuesday at Rembs/Kudinger Chapel in Marshfield and again from 10 a.m. until service time Wednesday at the church. St. Stephen’s Parish Council of Catholic Women Rosary Service will be held at 4:15 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral chapel, followed by a St. Stephen’s Parish Prayer Service at 8 p.m.

She was born Nov. 27, 1920, in Marshfield, to John and Rachel (Gennett) Sautner.

She attended St. John’s Parochial School in Marshfield and graduated from Spencer High School in 1938.

She was married to Howard N. Schultz on Oct. 14, 1939, in the town of Sherman. After their marriage, the couple lived in Neillsville for four years.

In 1943 they moved to the Veefkind area where they farmed in the gown of Sherman until their retirement. Mrs. Schultz had been employed at Dairybelt Corp., now Land O’Lakes, Inc., in Spencer, and at the Marshfield Nursing Center.

The Shultzes celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in 1989.

She enjoyed working with neighborhood youth, working with the elderly, reading, telling stories, visiting with friends and recording her grandchildren’s witticisms.

She was a member of St. Stephen’s Catholic Church in Chili and its Parish Council of Catholic Women; the Veefkind Homemakers Club and was a Cub Scout den mother.

Mrs. Schultz is survived by her husband, Howard Schultz of Spencer; three sons, John (Evelyn) Schultz and Edward (Yvonne) Schultz, all of Spencer, and Scott (Pamela) Schultz of Loyal; three daughters, LaVonne (James) Zoellner of Des Moines, Iowa, Mary (Gary) Schellinger of Spencer and Rebecca (Robert) DeFries of Marshfield; 18 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Charles (Audrey) Sautner of Racine and James (Sue) Sautner of Spencer; two sisters, Delores (Walter) Matter of Spencer and Eunice (Purv) Johnstone of Crosswell, Mich.; a brother-in-law, Lawrence (Helen) Schultz of Granton and sister-in-law, Alice Guttman of Marshfield.

She was predeceased by her parents; her mother-in-law and her father-in-law; two brothers-in-law; and a nephew.



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