Nelda Schultz

Aug. 6, 1916 - June 26, 2008

Nelda Schultz, 91, a resident of LindenGrove Health Care Center of Menomonee Falls, died Thursday, June 26, 2008. Nelda was a longtime resident of Portage. She was born Aug. 6, 1916, in Portage, the daughter of Frederick and Edna (nee Knoop) Brueske.

Nelda married Andrew J. Schultz on Dec. 1, 1935, in Portage. He preceded her in death. She dedicated her life to her faith in God and her children. She worked as a caregiver and was a member of Trinity United Church of Christ of Portage.

She is survived by her children, William (Barbara) of Arizona, Margaret Ann of Illinois, Norman (Alice) of Waukesha, John "DJ" of Pewaukee and Wilber (Sheltra) of Michigan; grandchildren, Sandy, Tammy, Timmie Jo, Michelle, Dawn, Steven, Shawn, Amanda and Krystle; nine great-grandchildren; a sister-in-law, Dorothy Schultz of Portage; and other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Wilber and Norman Brueske; and a brother-in-law, George Schultz.

Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. until the 11 a.m. funeral service today, June 30, at Pflanz Mantey Mendrala Funeral Home in Portage with the Rev. Vicki Warren officiating. Burial will follow at Silver Lake Cemetery in Portage.

Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider LindenGrove Health Care Center, W180-N8071 Town Hall Road, Menomonee Falls, WI 53051, attention David Ham, administrator.

The family wishes to thank the past and present staff at LindenGrove Health Care Center for their extended care and the Vitas Hospice staff.

Pflanz Mantey Mendrala Funeral Home in Portage, (608) 742-2126, is serving the family.