Marvin Gordon Schultz
Nov. 18, 1921 - Feb. 4, 2008
Marvin Gordon Schultz, 86, loving husband, father and grandpa, died with his loving family around him Monday, Feb. 4, 2008, at AngelsGrace Hospice.
He was the 15th child born to Fred and Bertha Schultz, on Nov. 18, 1921. He graduated from Whitewater High School. He married Alberta Rademacher on March 27, 1942. They were married 65 years and still love each other. They had five children, Melody, Mark, Marcia, Michele and Michael (deceased). They also have seven grandchildren, Carrie, Troy, Debbie, Tracy, Kristi, Laura and Mary (deceased); and seven great-grandchildren, Caty, Corky, Brady, Austin, Willie, Serrigo and Steven.
Marvin worked at Waukesha Cement Tile for 37 years as a working foreman. After retirement, he worked delivering brushes for four years. He enjoyed duck and goose hunting, bowling, fishing in Canada, skiing, hiking and camping. When son Mark was in high school (in sports) - football, basketball, track and baseball - they would go to the games at Waukesha South High School. During the summers Marvin coached high school baseball.
Marvin went to Bible studies at St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, where he also was an usher for many years. He was a member of St. Luke’s for 64 years.
He was preceded in death by all of his brothers and sisters, as he was the last of 15 children.
Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 7, and from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 8 at St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, 300 Carroll St., Waukesha. The funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Friday at St. Luke’s. The Rev. Gary Liedtke will be the speaker. Burial will be at Highland Memorial Park, after coming back to the church for a luncheon.
In lieu of flowers, memorials to the food pantry and Salvation Army (in Waukesha) would be appreciated in memory of Marvin Schultz.
Marvin will be missed by his loving wife and children, as well as other relatives and friends, for a long time to come.
Church and Chapel Funeral Home on Bluemound Road is serving the family.