Obit: Schultz, Paul August (1880 - 1973)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Schultz, Klann, Miller, Rutherford, Knutson, Peterson, Joss, Hess, Schroeder, Kuhn, Guk, Tyler, Strok, Riedel, Kapfer, Opelt, Trachte, Peters, Spangler, Clark

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 11/08/1973

Schultz, Paul August (19 February 1880 - 1 November 1973)

A native of the Sidney area, Paul August Schultz of Memorial Home, died November 1 at the age of 93. Funeral services were held Saturday from the United Church of Christ with the Rev. Gary Clark officiating. Burial was made in the Neillsville City Cemetery. The Georgas Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Born February 19, 1880, to William and Hermenia (Klann) Schultz and educated in Neillsville area schools, as a young man Paul Schultz worked in the lumber camps in winter and in the harvest fields of the west in summer. He was married to Catherine Miller on April 18, 1904, in the Town of Grant. Mrs. Schultz preceded him in death.

After His marriage, he farmed in the Town of Pine Valley and later in the Shortville area. Mr. Schultz served as a town chairman, as a member of the county board, and on the board of the Irving School in the Town of Washburn. He was also an assessor for many years. Due to failing health, he spent last winter at the Bryan Home and returned to his own home for the summer, remaining there until he was hospitalized in July. For the past few months he had resided at Memorial Home.

Surviving are four children, Mrs. Clarence (Dorothy) Rutherford of Black River Falls, Hallie Schultz of Omro, Alfred Schultz of Wind Lake and Mrs. Henry (Helen) Knutson of Merrillan; and seven grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers were: Leonard, Richard, Alfred, Paul, and Greg Schultz and Richard Knutson. Mrs. Robert Peters sang “How Great Thou Art” and “Beyond the Sunset.” The Accompanist was Mrs. James Spangler.

Among those attending the services were the following from out-of-town: Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Rutherford, Robert and Arthur Rutherford and Mr. and Mrs. Vern Peterson, Black River Falls; Mr. and Mrs. Hallie Schultz, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Joss and Eric, Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Schultz, Mr. and Mrs. Tom Hess, Mr. and Mrs. John Schultz and Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Schroeder, Omro; Charles Knutson; Mr. and Mrs. James Kuhn Tomah; Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Schultz, Sr., Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Schultz, Jr., Mr. and Mrs. Paul Schultz and Greg Schultz, Wind Lake; Mr. and Mrs. Richard Schultz, Racine; Mr. and Mrs. Richard Knutson, Waukesha; Mr. and Mrs. John Schultz, Reedsburg; Mr and Mrs. Harold Knutson, Green Bay; Mr. and Mrs. Arno Guk and Mr. and Mrs. Dale Tyler, Marshfield; Mr. and Mrs. Vic Schultz, Eau Claire; Mr. and Mrs. Ken Kuhn and Mr. and Mrs. Henry Knutson, Merrillan; Mr. and Mrs. Edward Strok, Fond du Lac; Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Riedel, Mr and Mrs. Elmer Kapfer, Max Opelt and Mr. and Mrs. Walter Trachte, Granton.



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