John M. Schultz Sr.

March 9, 1955 - Sept. 9, 2008

John M. Schultz Sr. of Waukesha passed away in a traffic accident near his home Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2008, at age 53. John was born March 9, 1955, in Milwaukee, the son of Otto and Betty Jean (nee Shea) Schultz.

He attended Waukesha South High School. John married Deborah on May 24, 1980, at St. William Catholic Church. John co-owned Excel Glass, LLC, which was founded in 1999. He enjoyed watching football and attending all of his children’s events, whether it be sports, music, graduations or anything else his children were involved in. John loved his children very much and wanted nothing more than for them to be happy and successful. His family was his life.

John is survived by his wife, Deborah (nee Loper) of Waukesha, and four children, John (Rebecca) Schultz Jr., 27, of Mount Vernon, Iowa, Kevin Schultz, 26 of Pittsburgh, James Schultz, 19, of Milwaukee, and Stephanie Schultz, 17, of Waukesha. He is further survived by his mother, Betty Jean; his five siblings; along with other relatives and friends.

John was preceded in death by his father, Otto.

Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 14, at Randle-Dable Funeral Home, 1110 S. Grand Ave., Waukesha. Visitation continues from 9 a.m. until the 10 a.m. funeral service Monday, Sept. 15, at the funeral home, with the Rev. Jason Lavann presiding. Graveside services will immediately follow at Salem Cemetery in Wales.

In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the Schultz Scholarship Fund to support his younger children through college. Donations will be accepted at Waukesha State Bank, 100 Bank St., Waukesha, WI 53188.

For further information, please call Randle-Dable Funeral, Cremation and Preplanning Services at 547-4035 or go to www.waukeshafunerals.com for directions or to leave an online tribute.