Obit: Schulz, Emory Frank #2 (1902 - 1953)

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Surnames: Schulz, Vander Stoep, Burnett, Melander, Carlson, Nietzel, Shupe, Schjonneman, Hederer, Yost, Parrette, Hartl, Luepke, Binning, Schutlz

----Source: Marathon County Register (Unity, Clark County, Wis.) 08/14/1953

Schulz, Emory (10 Feb. 1902 - 7 Aug. 1953)

Funeral services were held at Trinity Lutheran Church in Unity Monday afternoon, at 2 o’clock for Emory Schulz, 51, who died at his home at 2331 7th St., in Rock Island, Ill., at 7:30 A.M. August 7. Death was caused by cancer of the lung after a lingering illness.

The Rev. Claude Vander Stoep officiated at the service and burial was made in the Colby (Colby, Clark Co. Wis.) Cemetery.

Emory Schulz was born in Wisconsin Rapids, February 10, 1902 and was married to Pearl M. Burnett of Unity, June 26, 1937.

He had lived in Rock Island for the past ten years and was employed as assistant Foreman of Transportation at the Rock Island Arsenal.

He was a member of the First Lutheran Church and Leesville Lodge No. 240 F and A.M. Moline Consistry.

Children surviving are Donald Gary of Milwaukee and James Emory and Ray Erwin at home. His wife survives also as do his mother, three sisters and two brothers.

Funeral rites were held at Rock Island at 1:30 Saturday, then the body was brought to the Lulloff Funeral home at Colby where it reposed until 11 A.M. Monday when it was taken to the Lutheran Church.

Pallbearers were Edward Melander and Oscar Carlson, Unity; George Carlson and Harold Nietzel of Milwaukee; Glen Shupe, Spencer; and Merlin Schjonneman, Colby, Wis.

Ladies in charge of flowers were Mrs. Edward Melander, Mrs. Harold Hederer, Mrs. Oscar Carlson, Mrs. Harold Yost, Mrs. Ben Burnett, Mrs. Anton Schjonneman, Mrs. Ray Parrette, Mrs. Otto Schultz, Mrs. Louis Hartl and Mrs. Vilas Luepke.

The Trinity Lutheran choir sang "The Old Rugged Cross" and "It Is Well With My Soul" accompanied at the organ by Mrs. Henry Binning.

The final rites at the grave were conducted by Colby Lodge 204 F and A.M. and military honors by the Colby VFW.



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